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April 9, 2012

Students at Brigham Young University risk excommunication for their sexuality

Gay students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits ‘homosexual behaviour’ have come out in an It Gets Better video.

The video features 22 Brigham Young University students, who attend the college in Provo, Utah with ties to the Church of Latter-day Saints who strongly oppose gay sex and marriage.

By posting the video the students face excommunication from the church and expulsion from BYU, where gay students are forbidden from touching or kissing.