Equality

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BYU Honor Code Criticism Is About Discrimination, Not Sex

19/11/2019 |

Are hugs okay? Hand holding? Kissing? Cuddling? It’s unclear. What is clear is that these activities are not prohibited for straight students. In fact, BYU’s reputation for not only being a place to get an education, but also a spouse, is an argument that these activities are encouraged; but only if you’re straight.

The Struggle for Human Rights Is Our Struggle Too

18/12/2017 |

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims the inherent inalienable rights of all human beings, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, place of birth. nor any other condition.

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Seremos más fuertes

08/10/2016 |

  Escrito por: Spencer Mickelson Traducido por: David Mans A menudo, cuando me encuentro escuchando música, mirando por la ventana, perdido en mis pensamientos, me pregunto cómo los pioneros se…

"Donde está el amor": consulte el calendario completo de la conferencia de Afirmación 2016

07/08/2016 |

El tiempo de la conferencia llegará pronto, y estamos emocionados de tener oradores, programas y talleres increíbles que se enfocan en el empoderamiento de los jóvenes, historias trans y de género queer, cuidado personal, interseccionalidad, encontrar un camino espiritual auténtico, ¡y mucho, mucho más!

A Mom Gets Involved

15/03/2015 |

I’d never been involved in political causes and had never been to a political rally in Utah. That changed after 2011 when my son Grayson discovered that he was FtM transgender. I was horrified to discover that it was still legal to discriminate against my child because of his gender identity, or against others because of their sexual orientation.

Affirmation Leaders Applaud the Growing Non-Discrimination Consensus

05/03/2015 |

For those of us who are lesbian, gay, bi or transgender and LDS, it is reassuring that our Church has gone on record to stand with us against those who would bully us or discriminate against us.

Affirmation Members in the News, Discussing the January 27, 2015 LDS Church Statement on Religious Freedom and Anti-Discrimination Ordinances

01/02/2015 |

The LDS Church’s January 27, 2015 statement on religious freedom and on anti-discrimination ordinances has attracted a fair amount of media attention and discussion, including interviews with a number of Affirmation members and leaders

Freedom Songs

04/07/2014 |

Many freedom songs describe an ongoing struggle (in South Africa, they are even referred to as “struggle songs”). This should dispel any illusions we might have that freedom is a feeling… or a state. Rather, it seems, invariably, that freedom is a process. Or a verb, if you will.

Libertad, igualdad, fraternidad

04/07/2014 |

El don del albedrío es uno de los más preciados que nuestros Padres han depositado en nosotros, porque simboliza el gran amor que tienen hacia sus hijos y la confianza de que sabremos tomar las decisiones adecuadas.