Jimmy Hales is from Layton, Utah, has 3 siblings and is as an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In his early teens, Jimmy developed a passion for video production and was the multimedia Student Body Officer in high school. He served a Mandarin-speaking LDS mission in Melbourne, Australia in 2006 and then studied abroad at Nanjing University in China. In 2012, Jimmy created the YouTube channel, “Facetious Face Productions,” videos of random topics and styles. In February 2013, he published “A Gay Mormon Coming Out (Live),” on YouTube which received nearly 200,000 views in its first week and earned him interviews with Joy Behar and The Washington Post among others. When he’s not creating videos, Jimmy spends his time as a computer programmer, and creating Android apps. He loves to write and produce music, run long distances, and dance hip-hop. Jimmy is currently studying computer science at Brigham Young University with a minor in management, and is set to graduate in April 2014.
Breast Feeding at Church Creates Stir: We’ve been talking about the Breastfeeding Frenzy created when an LDS girl’s youth leader says she was released from her duties because she breast fed uncovered during Young Women class. We’ve had a chance to talk to girls of Young Women age and now we’ll be continuing the conversation live on SiZ Radio, be sure to call and weigh in on the convo (646) 478-3671.
Below check out Jimmy Hale’s video A Gay Mormon Coming Out (Live).