Affirmation Communities

As LGBTQIA+ current and former Latter-day Saints, we know how critical an affirming community is to our journey toward living authentically. Community is at the forefront of Affirmation's work. In fact, our mission begins with our commitment to creating "worldwide communities of safety, love, and hope."

The communities we create take different forms both in-person and online and are based on geography, faith journeys, and shared backgrounds and experiences. Here are the different kinds of communities you will find in Affirmation:

Affirmation is an international organization, with areas, regions, and chapters organized around the world. You can connect with the international community online by joining our English, Spanish, or Portuguese Facebook groups, participating in online events hosted by Affirmation International, or attending the annual Affirmation International Conference.

Local Chapters

Geographically, Affirmation is organized into chapters (local communities). Chapters are led by chapter leadership teams responsible for organizing regular local activities. You can connect with your chapter online through Facebook and WhatsApp groups.

Use the map below to find an Affirmation chapter near you.

Colombia Cali Chapter

Cali, Colombia

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Peru North Chapter

Trujillo, Peru

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Ottawa Chapter

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Caribbean Chapter

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Bogota/Western Colombia Chapter

Bogotá, Colombia

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Ecuador Chapter

Esmeraldas, Ecuador

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Monterrey Chapter

Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

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England South Chapter

London, England, United Kingdom

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Germany Chapter

Berlin, Germany

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France Chapter

Paris, France

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Philippines Chapter

Manila, Philippines

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Scandinavia Chapter

Stockholm, Sweden

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Dallas / North Texas Chapter

Dallas, TX, United States

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Ceará Chapter

Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

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Pernambuco Chapter

Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

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Australia/New Zealand Chapter

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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England North Chapter

Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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Scotland Chapter

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Ireland/Northern Ireland Chapter

Belfast, Ireland, United Kingdom

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Tonga Chapter

Nukuʻalofa, Tonga

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Venezuela Chapter

Caracas, Venezuela

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Mexican Peninsula Chapter

Merida, Yucatán, Mexico

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Querétaro Chapter

Querétaro City, Querétaro, Mexico

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Puebla Chapter

Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

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Hildago Chapter

Pachuca de Soto, Hildago, Mexico

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Mexico City Chapter

Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico

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North-Center Mexico Chapter

Durango, Durango, Mexico

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Northwest Mexico Chapter

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

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Torreón Chapter

Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico

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Peru South Chapter

Lima, Peru

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Fortaleza Chapter

Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

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Recife Chapter

Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

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São Paulo Chapter

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Alberta Chapter

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Bolivia Chapter

La Paz, Bolivia

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Argentina Chapter

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Minnesota Chapter

Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Sacramento Chapter

Sacramento, CA, United States

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Florida Chapter

Orlando, FL, United States

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Seattle Chapter

Seattle, WA, United States

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Bay Area Chapter

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Western Idaho Chapter

Boise, ID, United States

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Kentuckiana Chapter

Louisville, KY, United States

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New York City Chapter

New York City, NY, United States

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Colorado Chapter

Denver, CO, United States

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Portland Chapter

Portland, OR, United States

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Arizona Chapter

Gilbert, AZ, United States

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Eastern Idaho Chapter

Idaho Falls, ID, United States

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Toronto Chapter

Toronto, Ontatio, Canada

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Chile Chapter

Santiago, Chile

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Spain Chapter

Madrid, Spain

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Southeast Chapter

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Washington D.C. Chapter

Washington D.C., United States

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New England Chapter

Boston, MA, United States

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Chicago Chapter

Chicago, IL, United States

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Hawaii Chapter

Honolulu, HI, United States

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Northern Utah Chapter

Ogden, UT, United States

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Ohio Chapter

Columbus, OH, United States

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Salt Lake Chapter

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Los Angeles Chapter

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Houston/South Texas Chapter

Houston, TX, United States

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Michigan Chapter

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Spokane Chapter

Spokane, WA, United States

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Southern Utah Chapter

St. George, UT, United States

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Kansas City Chapter

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Central Utah Chapter

Provo, UT, United States

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Las Vegas Chapter

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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San Diego Chapter

San Diego, CA, United States

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Areas and Regions

Geographically, Affirmation is organized into areas and regions worldwide. Areas are led by area directors and an area committee that includes members of the Affirmation Board of Directors and regional leaders from regions within the area. Area leaders are responsible for supporting the efforts of regional and chapter leaders within the area. Regions are led by regional leadership teams responsible for supporting chapters within their region and organizing regional conferences. You can connect with your regional community online through their Facebook and WhatsApp groups.

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are special communities within Affirmation providing an opportunity for LGBTQIA+ current and former Latter-day Saints to connect with others with similar experiences, backgrounds, and faith journeys.

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