However, it seems that all of these things are considered to be immoral, sinful, unchaste, etc if done with someone of the same sex.Thus, an unfair expectation and duplicitous standard was being set for Mormons who are gay or lesbian. While I have assumed that unequal and different standards of chastity were expected, I am unaware of the Church explicitly stating that same-sex romantic non-sexual dating and tokens of affection were immoral or sinful.
When you start to talk to other people and plan to break-up, things can get more dangerous during that time.
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However, the Honor Code requires all members of the university community to manifest a strict commitment to the law of chastity.
Homosexual behavior and/or advocacy of homosexual behavior are inappropriate and violate the Honor Code.
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Members of the university community can remain in good Honor Code standing if they conduct their lives in a manner consistent with gospel principles and the Honor Code.
One's stated same-gender attraction is not an Honor Code issue.
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