Challenges we Face are “Not a Curse, but a Calling.”

Darius Gray was among the first Black members of the Mormon Church to receive the priesthood. In 2014, he gave a keynote address at the Affirmation International Conference. Here he discusses Blacks in the LDS priesthood and how their experience parallels the experience of LGBT members of the church – emphasizing that all challenges that we face from birth are “not a curse, but a calling.”

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2019 Affirmation International Conference

There’s still time to register for the 2019 Affirmation International Conference being held June 21-23 in Provo, Utah. You won’t want to miss the incredible speakers and workshops we have planned for you this year. Plus we still have special rates for couples and families!

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