Utah County Commissioner Comes Out As Gay
May 22, 2019, 3:41 PM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 5:06 pm
He said he is a member of the church but declined to discuss his faith. The religion opposes same-sex relationships.
Utah County is south of Salt Lake City and includes the church-owned Brigham Young University.
The 40-year-old Ivie shared the news in a video posted to Facebook in which he describes wrestling with his sexual orientation since he was a boy and surviving a suicide attempt at age 22.
Ivie says he and his wife of 13 years will be separating.