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My Personal Invitation for You to Attend International Conference this Year

With the Affirmation International Conference being just 9 weeks away, I want to share with you what these conferences have meant to me and invite you to attend this year. More »

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 »

Our Mission

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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Finding a Loving Home in Affirmation

I couldn't understand why I was being judged for wanting to be loved, understood, and cared for. I was at my lowest, looking for help. That's when I found in Affirmation a home and a family where I was loved and could be authentic. More »

First Affirmation Venezuala Conference, “Challenges of Freedom”

Affirmation Venezuela held its first conference. The theme was "Challenges of Freedom," where attendees experienced God's love to heal wounds and restore faith in themselves. More »

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My Personal Invitation for You to Attend International Conference this Year

With the Affirmation International Conference being just 9 weeks away, I want to share with you what these conferences have meant to me and invite you to attend this year. More »

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 »