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A modern mom

A few years ago a friend gave me and another friend a bracelet with LGBTQ colors. This bracelet was very special to me, I thought I had lost it, until… More »

Fred Bowers Seeks Election as Affirmation President, Nominates Vice Presidents

Fred Bowers is the only candidate to file a statement to run for President of Affirmation in a special election called after the resignation of Melissa-Malcolm King. He has nominated Joel McDonald and David Doyle as his vice presidents. More »

Call for Candidates, 2024 Affirmation Special Presidential Election

Candidates for Affirmation President must declare their candidacy by February 2nd. More information, including a timeline for the election and how to declare your candidacy, can be found on the Affirmation Presidential Election page. More »

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Affirmation creates worldwide communities of safety, love, and hope and promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination of individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. We affirm the inherent self-worth of LGBTQIA+ individuals as complete, equal, and valuable persons and support them as they define their individual spirituality and intersection with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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A modern mom

By Alejandro | February 20, 2024 |

A few years ago a friend gave me and another friend a bracelet with LGBTQ colors. This bracelet was very special to me, I thought I had lost it, until…

Fred Bowers Seeks Election as Affirmation President, Nominates Vice Presidents

By Joel McDonald | February 9, 2024 |

Fred Bowers is the only candidate to file a statement to run for President of Affirmation in a special election called after the resignation of Melissa-Malcolm King. He has nominated Joel McDonald and David Doyle as his vice presidents.

Call for Candidates, 2024 Affirmation Special Presidential Election

By Joel McDonald | January 11, 2024 |

Candidates for Affirmation President must declare their candidacy by February 2nd. More information, including a timeline for the election and how to declare your candidacy, can be found on the Affirmation Presidential Election page.

Melissa Malcolm King Resigns as President of Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends

By Alejandro | January 10, 2024 |

On December 31st, 2023, Melissa Malcolm King resigned as president of Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends. The Board of Affirmation expresses deep gratitude for the passion, commitment, and care…

The importance of self-care

By Alejandro | January 8, 2024 |

Serving and protecting is a sublime manifestation of the love and warmth of the human heart; virtues that, when given to the world, return to us in a torrent of…

A night of stars to say goodbye to 2023

By Alejandro | January 7, 2024 |

Hundreds of hours; miles of lived lessons that 2023 leaves us in Affirmation Venezuela. It was impossible to let so many experiences pass without honoring those special affections that were…

Affirmation Venezuela participates in activity for HIV Response Day

By Alejandro | December 21, 2023 |

Every December 1st, humanity remembers and commemorates the lives of millions of people, whose dreams, smiles and hopes were extinguished by one of the cruelest pandemics the world has ever…

Affirmation Venezuela participates in youth forum against corruption

By Alejandro | December 21, 2023 |

Affirmation Venezuela participated on December 9 in a youth forum against corruption titled “1st Youth Meeting for an Integrity Venezuela” and organized by Transparencia Venezuela. The forum was held at…

Affirmation Venezuela together with IMSEMA and other NGOs holds a gathering to analyze what the year 2023 was like in matters of LGBTQI+ Rights

By Alejandro | December 21, 2023 |

Last Thursday, December 14, 2023, together with the Municipal Institute for Sexodiversity of Maracaibo (@mcbodiversidad), Affirmation Venezuela together with other LGBTQI+ NGOs in Maracaibo, we held the first of a…

Affirmation Mexico celebrates Christmas

By Alejandro | December 20, 2023 |

As is tradition, the members of Affirmation Mexico held a posaba; It was last Saturday, December 18, that they met in Mexico City to participate in the last in-person activity…