Read 40 survivor stories by victims of sexual abuse or shaming perpetrated by Mormon church members or leaders.

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  • An Un-Silenced Survivor

    To: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Re: A Simple Request My name is Mikelle, and I have been a faithful member of your organization for most of my life. I have put my faith and trust in God, in you, in your leadership, and in every single…

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  • LDS bishop touched my inner thigh – I noped out of there ASAP

    I was a member of the church for years, I had never had a problem with any of the bishops serving, they had all been very lovely and I had been preparing to go to the temple for my endowments and my Bishop was satisfied with my study and was…

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  • Boys will be boys…

    Every bishop I’ve had has asked me very sexually explicit questions. After I had sex for the first time I was required to have confession twice a week. The questions asked during those sessions were so far beyond normal but I didn’t know any better. I only realized how bad…

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  • From the age of 2 to 9 I was sexually abused in nursery, Sunbeams, and primary

    From the age of 2 to 9 I was sexually abused in nursery, Sunbeams, and primary. Several teachers, both sisters and brothers. During my Baptism interview, I admitted I was being sexual (I wasn’t taught it was sexual assault/ being abused because I wasn’t taught about it at all) and…

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  • Why I left

    I was 30 years old and I finally realized why I didn’t want to stay in the church. I was sexually abused as a child and no one believed or helped me. I always felt an immense sense of guilt and shame for not being “worthy” because that part was…

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