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Nominations Sought for 2022 Mortensen Award

Each year, members of the Affirmation community have the opportunity to nominate Affirmation members who have significantly and positively impacted the lives of those within the Affirmation community to receive the Mortensen Award during the Affirmation International Conference. Nominations are due by August 30th. More »

45 Years of Affirmation

Today, Affirmation serves over 30,000 community members organized into three geographic areas, fifteen regions, and thirty-two chapters in addition to a number of faith-and-experience-based affinity groups. More »

2022 Affirmation Connections Recordings Available to All

As Affirmation begins to return to in-person activities and conferences worldwide, it is important that the beautiful virtual connections created over the past two years are not lost. That's why we hosted Affirmation Connections on April 23, 2022. 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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Nominations Sought for 2022 Mortensen Award

Each year, members of the Affirmation community have the opportunity to nominate Affirmation members who have significantly and positively impacted the lives of those within the Affirmation community to receive the Mortensen Award during the Affirmation International Conference. Nominations are due by August 30th. More »

Finding My Self-Esteem in Affirmation Dominican Republic

Affirmation has helped me to rebuild my self-esteem. I'm grateful for being a part of Affirmation. I am happy in my knowledge that Jesus Christ lives and that he is my Savior. More »

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Affirmation Venezuela Shone Bright during Pride

Affirmation Venezuela highlighted their work during a community Pride event and was recognized along with other LGBTQIA+ organizations by the city council of Maracaibo. More »

Former Mormon Preserving History of Struggle for Gay Rights in Washington

We have to be strong in the face of opposition that seeks to place doubt and fear in the hearts of those succumbing to their lies. Facing those fears with kindness, patience, and full faith and confidence, the truth will eventually prevail. More »

The Power of Jesus Christ to Overcome Guilt

Affirmation is a space created by our Lord to include those who were excluded and to liberate and heal with His example and love all the beloved and multicolored hearts who have been wounded by pain and, above all, by the guilt inflicted by believing that we are not worthy of His great love. More »