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Mormon Family That Supported Prop 8 Discovers Their Son Is Gay

1. Wendy and Tom Montgomery are devout Mormons from California:

Wendy and Tom Montgomery are devout Mormons from California:

2. They fiercely supported the passage of Proposition 8 back in 2008, which banned same-sex marriages:

Mormon Family That Supported Prop 8 Discovers Their Son Is Gay

3. At the time they didn’t know that their now 14-year-old son, Jordan, was gay:

At the time they didn't know that their now 14-year-old son, Jordan, was gay:

4. This family’s struggle to balance their faith, while also accepting their son’s sexuality, is at the center of a new film Families Are Forever.

Mormon Family That Supported Prop 8 Discovers Their Son Is Gay

6. Wendy Montgomery discovered the truth through an entry in her son’s journal. She said of her reaction:


“I felt like what I saw his life would be – what I expected his life to be – as a Mormon boy was now gone. I saw him preparing for a mission for our church – gone. I saw a temple wedding – gone. I saw him being a father – gone.”

Mormon Family That Supported Prop 8 Discovers Their Son Is Gay

8. Jordan struggled with his place in the Mormon community as well:

Jordan struggled with his place in the Mormon community as well:
Mormon Family That Supported Prop 8 Discovers Their Son Is Gay

10. His mother told him, “‘Jordan, this changes nothing. You are perfect in our eyes. We will figure this out.”

His mother told him, "'Jordan, this changes nothing. You are perfect in our eyes. We will figure this out."

According to an ABC report, Jordan is now a Boy Scout working toward his Eagle Scout badge. The Mormon church has accepted the BSA policy to allow openly gay youth. Because Jordan is not sexually active, he holds “an Aaronic priesthood in the church, which means he can pass the sacrament in a ceremony akin to a Catholic communion.”

11. Watch a clip from the documentary:

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/68510570.

12. The short film is part of a series from Family Acceptance Project. They describe the films on their website:


These videos are based on our years of research and relationships with diverse LGBT youth and their families […] These videos – and the others we want to make – includes some of the family accepting and rejecting behaviors that we have studied. Our research shows for the first time how these family accepting and rejecting behaviors affect an LGBT young person’s health and mental health, including risk for suicide, substance abuse, HIV, self-esteem, etc.

Check out more here.

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