This valedictorian came out during his graduation speech — at a Mormon university

SALT LAKE CITY — It takes guts to come out to your friends and family. Matt Easton did a little more than that. He came out in front of a packed graduation crowd – at a Mormon university.

The valedictorian chose to open up about his sexuality during his convocation speech at Brigham Young University, saying it was “important to share both for myself and the LGBTQ+ community at BYU.”

“I stand before my family, friends and graduating class today, to say that I am proud to be a gay...

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