News from Affirmation

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Affirmation Brazil Elects New President

December 8, 2019 |

At their conference held last month, Affirmation Brazil elected their next president who will serve for two years starting on January 1st, 2020. Elected was Alexsandro Barbosa who has been serving as vice president of Affirmation Brazil.

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Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends Expands Search to Hire a Director of Operations

October 1, 2019 |

Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends is expanding its search for the newly created full-time position of Director of Operations.

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Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends Invites Applicants for Director of Operations

July 24, 2019 |

Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends invites applicants for a newly created full-time position of Director of Operations. This position replaces the Executive Director position that is being phased out.

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Affirmation Applauds Reversal of the November 2015 Policy on Gay Families, Acknowledges Continuing Pain

April 4, 2019 |

Affirmation acknowledges the steps today as positive, but recognizes there is still much work to be done to make the chapels of the church and the homes of families within the church safe and welcoming spaces for LGBTQ persons.

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Affirmation USA/Canada Regional Teams Organized

March 12, 2019 |

On March 10th, President Nathan Kitchen conducted a meeting of the newly-formed United States/Canada Area Committee to discuss the next stage in Affirmation’s chapter development initiative: organizing (or re-organizing) 33 local chapters.

Affirmation Remains Committed to Conversion Therapy Ban until Every Youth Is Safe

March 11, 2019 |

We affirm that LGBTQ youth and adults are not broken and do not need to be “changed” or “fixed” in any way from the beautiful souls that they are.

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Historic Reorganization of the World’s Oldest and Largest Community for LGBTQ Mormons

March 6, 2019 |

Affirmation launches new chapter development initiative to bring face-to-face community to 90% of LGBTQ Mormons in the US and Canada.

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Raising Our Voices in Solidarity with Our Affirmation Family in Brazil

January 29, 2019 |

In this time of division, remember that you have one another as a loving and supportive community. When you stand together in Affirmation as LGBTQ Mormons, family, and friends you have the opportunity to bear one another’s burdens, mourn with those who mourn, and comfort those who are affected by these dark days in Brazil.

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Affirmation Needs You: Building Life Changing Communities through Local Chapters

January 4, 2019 |

Community not only provides a sounding board where individuals can work through the difficult questions they face in figuring out how to navigate coming out, faith, and family; but continues to provide long-lasting networks and resources even beyond the vulnerable times.