News from Affirmation
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.
Historically the LGBT Mormon community has tended to bifurcate on either side of a fault line of orthodox faith versus sexual identity and/or gender identity. LGBT Mormon organizations have generally preferred to prescribe specific solutions, either by offering to help individuals “overcome” same-sex attraction, or ease the transition out of Mormonism. Affirmation is trying to preserve a balance that empowers individuals and encourages them to self-determine within a context of loving community.
We welcome you to the new Spanish Affirmation page: afirmacion.org. This website can be the beginning of a new perspective for your life, or your family and friends. We are constantly adding new authentic content and we hope you can find the answers you are looking for.
Perhaps the most significant message of General Conference for LGBT Mormons, their families and friends had to do with the strong emphasis on empathy