News from Affirmation

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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.

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3 Ways to Support Affirmation and Give the Gift of Hope

November 21, 2018 |

Our focus in 2019 will be on strengthening local communities and chapters by hiring 2 operations managers and providing increased funding for local chapter development. We need to raise $50,000 by the end of this year to make this goal a reality.

Affirmation Brazil Symposium on Suicide Prevention

First Affirmation Brazil Symposium for Suicide Prevention a Success

November 6, 2018 |

Affirmation Brazil fights against all the evils that plague our LGBTQ+ Mormon community, with the Symposium on Suicide Prevention being no different.

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Nathan Kitchen Elected as the Next President of Affirmation

November 3, 2018 |

Prior to his election as president, Nathan served a member of Affirmation’s board of directors and is the co-founder of Fathers in Affirmation, the organization’s GBT+ group for fathers. Last year, he took on a leading role in helping to develop Affirmation’s suicide prevention initiative.

Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends

Won’t Be Erased – We Affirm Our Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Siblings

October 25, 2018 |

Affirmation will continue to provide a place of safety and support for transgender, queer, and intersex people. We support this space where you can be fully authentic in your sexual, gender and spiritual diversity. You are worthy of respect and protection from discrimination. You are seen, you are needed, you are loved!