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2018 Affirmation Collage

LDS LGBT February Social in Utah

January 11, 2013 |

Friday, February 1, 2013 at 7:30 PM When: Friday, February 1, 2013 Time: 7:30pm in PST Where: Wade & Yvette’s home In the tradition of our December Christmas social we would like…

LDS Family Fellowship Forum to Feature Clifford Rosky

January 10, 2013 |

February 10 at the University of Utah Clifford Rosky is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he teaches courses on…

Happy New Year Affirmation Friends!

January 9, 2013 |

New Leadership, Meetings Announced by Affirmation President Randall Thacker We start this new year with a palpable excitement in the LGBT Mormon and Allies community. We have received countless messages…

People of Faith as Allies: A Global Phenomenon with a Long History

January 7, 2013 |

Many People of Faith, LGBT and Straight, Are Working for Equality

Affirmation Christmas Party in Washington DC

January 6, 2013 |

Chants Intoned, Albino Pachyderms Exchanged by Edward Jones III I was at the office far too early in the morning. I heard a noise and looked through the haze of cigarette…

Love, Friendship, and Music in Highland

January 3, 2013 |

Friends and allies from many points along the spectrum of belief came together in Utah this Christmas season for a new tradition of gathering, support, and love.

Affirmation Member Helps Bring National Attention to “Conversion Therapy”

December 1, 2012 |

In a historic case which received national media attention, Affirmation member Sam Wolfe is helping bring a lawsuit against an organization that claims to convert people from gay to straight.

Robert A Rees

2012 Seattle Devotional: Bishop Robert A. Rees

October 30, 2012 |

I could no longer reconcile what I had been taught about homosexuality by my church and culture with my experience with those to whom I had been called to be a spiritual guide and pastor.

Joshua Behn

On the Suicide of Chris Beers: A Call to Action

March 27, 2012 |

I can tell you without a doubt, that what we are doing is definitely making a difference. It is through small and simple things that great things come to pass. Within chaos theory there is the idea that “a butterfly flaps its wings in California and creates a monsoon in China,” and so it is with Affirmation.