The Angry Ex-Mormon

When I was still orthodox and attending, I often saw the stereotypical “angry ex-Mormon,” often from the very groups the church tends to think of as “dangerous,” those who are:

1. Intellectuals

2. Feminists

3. The LGBT+ community

Angry ex-Mormons stereotypically spent their time “trying to destroy the church.” They wrote essays (that were published in real paper books or newspapers back in the day) to proclaim all the problems they saw with the church. They talked about church leaders who had done bad things (“Joseph Smith was a…

Author of The Bishop’s Wife mystery series, Princeton PhD, triathlete, mother of six, autist, Mormonish, she/her

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