Frederick Bowers Elected as President of Affirmation
Fred wrote that he wanted to focus on "planning thoughtfully and carefully while considering the spiritual, physical, and emotional aspects of all the people we serve. Our job is to let them know we must preserve, steward, and grow the organization... as a place for them to find a refuge to land, heal, share, and be authentic."
A Modern Mom
I opened my heart to my mom and included her in my life. I might, at times, have shared things she did not want to hear, but little by little, she became more open. This process has been more than mere days, weeks, or months. It's taken years to reach the point that my mother, fully knowing what the bracelet's colors represented, wore it proudly to church and embraced being a "modern mom."
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.
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.