News from Affirmation

Affirmation Conference Park

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.

2018 Affirmation Collage

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.

Nathan Kitchen

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!

Affirmation Brazil Hosting LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium

September 18, 2018 |

Affirmation Brazil is rolling up their sleeves to do something in their country to help these people. We are hosting a symposium and inviting other organizations helping the LGBT population on September 25th in São Paulo.

Laurie Lee Hall

Laurie Lee Hall Appointed as Vice President of Affirmation

August 27, 2018 |

Previous to accepting the invitation to serve as vice president, Laurie served as a powerful and indispensable member of Affirmation’s Board of Directors. She served as the head of our governance committee, consistently bringing insight and organizational prowess to Affirmation’s leadership team

Nathan Kitchen

Nathan Kitchen – Presidential Candidate Statement

August 26, 2018 |

As president of Affirmation, I want to see Affirmation flourish with a brightness of hope that will illuminate the most vulnerable in the LDS LGBTQ+ community. I want to see a robust network of supportive communities within Affirmation available for those who have made or are making their own reconciliation journey, where ever you are (or are not) on the faith spectrum.

Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends

2018 Affirmation Presidential Election Plan

July 28, 2018 |

Following the announcement of the adoption of changes to the Affirmation Bylaws and Constitution, a call for presidential candidates was made during the 2018 Affirmation International Conference. The following is the plan for the 2018 Affirmation presidential election.