WATCH: The trailer for HBO LGBTQ documentary Believer

Believer Imagine Dragons HBODan Reynolds, the frontman for Imagine Dragons and a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, decided to promote inclusiveness and understanding of the LGBTQ community among his fellow Mormons in HBO documentary, Believer.

“If I’m passive,” Reynolds says in the trailer, “I feel like I am standing then for bigotry.”

Here is some background on this unique project, from HBO:

Having been silent for too long about the Church’s intolerance towards the LGBTQ community and becoming increasingly affected by the skyrocketing teen suicide rates in Utah, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds, himself a member of the Church, decides to stand up for what he believes in. Using his platform to spark a dialogue between the Church and the LGBTQ community, Reynolds embraces a new role as advocate for LGBTQ youth.

Understanding that change can only happen from within, he starts with an apology to Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn. After publicly coming out, Glenn learned of the Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage, and its policies banning children of same-sex couples from being baptized before age 18. Glenn subsequently left the Church, a decision that still weighs on him today, and in 2017 welcomed the opportunity to help Reynolds coordinate the first LoveLoud Festival, intended to promote greater LGBTQ inclusivity in the Mormon community.”

Believer shows not just footage from the organization of the LoveLoud Festival but also interviews with some members of the Mormon community who are struggling with the Church’s views on LGBTQ rights. Moved by all the stories he hears, Reynolds pledges to hold LoveLoud annually until it’s no longer necessary, and swears to “continue to knock on this door until somebody answers.”

According to Collider, Believer is directed by Don Argott with a musical score by Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer who also contributed one of two original songs Reynolds wrote for the film, entitled “Skipping Stones.”

Don’t miss Believer when it debuts on June 25 on HBO.

Check out the inspiring trailer below: