RESOURCES

ONLINE COMMUNITIES

 
 
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North Star hosts a variety of private Facebook community groups, catering to various demographics, intended to provide a confidential, safe, and moderated forum in which you can offer and receive support in your efforts to faithfully live the gospel of Jesus Christ.

As interests, needs, and activity levels evolve, these groups are subject to change. If there is a particular demographic for which you feel a group would be beneficial, please let us know. If there is sufficient interest, we will consider creating such a group.

To participate in our social media groups, you will need to submit an application and agree to our terms of conduct and confidentiality.

 
 

PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUPS

This means that unless you are a member of this group, you cannot see any posts, who is or is not a member of this group, or see that the group itself even exists. Joining this group, or posts that are made in the group do not appear on your wall nor on the news feed of anyone who is not already a member. We recognize how important your privacy and confidentiality are as you begin to address these issues and as you make connections with others in the North Star community.

ANONYMITY

Given the personal nature of Facebook and the amount of vulnerability involved, to join any of our Facebook groups it is required that you use your real name and identity. Profiles set up under pseudonyms are NOT allowed in our Facebook groups.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Read and agree to abide by our rules and obligations of membership. These rules are in place for a reason and will be carefully and respectfully enforced throughout your interaction in the group. Please read them carefully.

After you submit your application, it will be reviewed by the North Star Facebook group admins. You will then receive an invitation via email to join the group. This process may take several days or more.

AVAILABLE GROUPS

 
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COMMUNITY GROUP

ENGLISH - Men, women, spouses, family and friends 18+

This group has nearly 1,000 members comprised of individuals from many demographics. Gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, family, friends, allies and church leaders. The dialogue in this group is diverse and often covers a wide variety of topics.

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MEN’S GROUP

ENGLISH - MEN (Married/Single) 18+

A supportive community for men who experience same-sex attraction.

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WOMEN’S GROUP

ENGLISH - WOMEN (MARRIED/SINGLE) 18+

A supportive community for women who experience same-sex attraction.

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MARRIED MEN’S GROUP

ENGLISH - MARRIED MEN

A supportive community for men who experience same-sex attraction and who are married.

 

MARRIED COUPLE’S GROUP

ENGLISH - MARRIED COUPLES

For married couples where one or both spouses experience same-sex attraction

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TRANSGENDER GROUP

ENGLISH - INDIVIDUALS, FAMILY & FRIENDS - SINGLE/MARRIED - 18+

For individuals who experience gender dysphoria as well as their spouses, family members and friends.

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MILLENNIALS

MALE AND FEMALE 18-30 ONLY

This group is for youth, ages 18-30, who experience either same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria.

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YOUTH

MALE AND FEMALE 13-17 ONLY

This group is for youth, ages 13-17 (male and female), who experience either same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria (transgenderism.) As well as young men and women of similar age who do not experience SSA or gender dysphoria whose sole motivation is to give support or increase in understanding.

 
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PARENTS & FAMILY

PARENTS, SIBLINGS, FAMILY & FRIENDS 18+

For parents, siblings, or other family members to provide an open and supportive forum to encourage, strengthen, and educate one another, and to learn how to best encourage, strengthen, build up and support loved ones who experience same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria.

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CHURCH LEADERS

CHURCH LEADERS 18+

Priesthood, auxiliary and other church leaders who wish to learn more in order to provide support for the individuals and families with whom they serve.

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SPOUSES (SSA)

SPOUSES OF (OR ENGAGED TO) SSA PERSONS 18+

For wives of men and husbands of women who were formerly homosexually oriented or who currently experience homosexual attraction.

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SPOUSES (Transgender)

SPOUSES OF (OR ENGAGED TO) TRANSGENDER PERSONS 18+

For men or women who are married to individuals who have feelings of dissonance between their biological sex and their internal sense of gender or gender identity.

 

GENDER IDENTITY PARENTS

PARENTS OF TRANSGENDER

For parents of transgender individuals to provide an open and supportive forum to encourage, strengthen, and educate one another, and to learn how to best encourage, strengthen, build up and support loved ones who experience gender dysphoria.

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GRUPO SSA COMMUNITY EN ESPAÑOL

Para hombres y mujeres que experimenta atracción por el mismo género o disforia de género;

También para padres, hermanos, cónyuges, amigos, familia y líderes locales.

El objetivo es proveer un foro abierto y de apoyo para alentar, fortalecer y educar unos a otros, y aprender como alentar, fortalecer, asistir y apoyar, de la mejor forma a nuestro seres queridos que experimentan atracción por el mismo género o disforia de género.

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GRUPO DE FAMILIA Y AMIGOS EN ESPAÑOL

Para padres, hermanos, cónyuges, amigos y otro familia.

El objetivo es proveer un foro abierto y de apoyo para alentar, fortalecer y educar unos a otros, y aprender como alentar, fortalecer, asistir y apoyar, de la mejor forma a nuestro seres queridos que experimentan atracción por el mismo género o disforia de género.

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GRUPO DE FACEBOOK EM PORTUGUÊS

North Star patrocina uma variadade de grupos de Facebook pretendido a ser confidencial, seguro e fórum moderado no qual se pode oferecer e receber apoio no seus esforços par viver os princípios do evangelho de Jesus Cristo, fielmente e saudavelmente.

Ao desenvolver a interesse, o nível de atividade e a necessidade, estes grupos podem mudar. Se houver um demográfico específico pelo qual você acha um grupo desse tipo seria proveitoso, nos avise. Se tiver interesse suficiente, consideraremos criar tal grupo.