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Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Explains Why He's a 'Unique' Mormon

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Explains Why He's a 'Unique' Mormon

Imagine Dragons star Dan Reynolds is opening up about his faith.

The 31-year-old rocker discussed reconciling his faith while also being an outspoken ally for the LGBTQ community in an interview with People.

“I’m a very unique Mormon. I hate that people have to be pigeon­holed. Some days I don’t believe in anything — some days I’m probably more atheist than your atheist friend. And some days I want to pray to God,” he said.

“A lot of times, people are raised in something that they had no say in. There are many people who are raised in extremely religious homes that had no say in the matter: That’s just their culture that they were born into. So to judge people based off that is a very dangerous thing. I think people need more room to just be unique but also be a part of a culture if it feels good for them, but also have their own beliefs within it. I just hate generalizing.”

“I have family and friends I grew up with who are LGBTQ and Mormon or religious. I watched their constant struggle. They were told to change something about them that is unchangeable,” he added.

Imagine Dragons recently spoke out against LGBTQ conversion therapy live at an awards show. See what they said!

For more from Dan about his religious beliefs, head to People.com.

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