"I guarantee you gave several attendees comfort and courage that day," one user commented on the graduate's video.
The Black Menaces, a group of students at Brigham Young University, have learned to accept the Mormon church. They hope their school will do the same for them.
Freedom of religion means the government cannot force religious institutions to act against their core beliefs.
The university removed a section of its honor code prohibiting same-sex relationships in 2020, but soon after said it would still punish LGBTQ behavior.
"There's no, 'love the sinner, hate the sin,' it's just, you really are loved."
"As such, I stand before my family, friends and graduating class to say that I am proud to be a gay son of God."
"They specifically told me not to tell other people about what went on in that office and that is a red flag."
The book also claimed Holocaust survivors did not use their inner strength, according to reports.