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…
Many People of Faith, LGBT and Straight, Are Working for Equality
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are able, please do what you can to help make life a little easier and brighter for homeless youth in your area.
Gay youths are much less likely to attempt suicide when they live in communities where they feel they have some support, either through gay/lesbian groups at school or simply because more same-sex couples live in the area, new research has found.