MITCH MAYNE is an openly gay, active Latter-day Saint. He currently serves as the executive secretary in the bishopric of the Bay Ward in San Francisco. In addition to the formal duties of his calling, Mitch works to build bridges between the LGBT and Mormon communities, and speaks and writes publicly about his experiences as an openly gay Mormon. He is a regular contributing author to many news sites, including Huffington Post and The Advocate, and serves as a member of the San Francisco Human Rights Committee LGBT Advisory Council. Mitch works in corporate communication for a Fortune 100 firm, and lives in San Francisco, CA.