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Affirmation Conference Videos

September 27, 2017 |

Tune in here (or on our YouTube channel, AffirmationLDS) to watch some of the great plenary talks at the 2017 Affirmation Annual International Conference!

Each According to the Dictates of Their Own Conscience

September 26, 2017 |

To live authentically I found that I was required to place upon the altar every aspect of my personal identity, who I am professionally, publicly, socially, spiritually, and within my family

2016 Affirmation Annual International Conference Summary

October 2, 2016 |

Many came to conference grieving. Conference attendees found arms to embrace them, shoulders to cry on, and a big, diverse, warm “family of choice” to share stories with and learn from.

Trevor Southey, 1940-2015

October 25, 2015 |

By Duane Jennings
I love art. … [L]ike any spiritual nourishment, from bird-song to evensong, it is a critical part of soul health. And great would be the society that could awaken the young to all song with a clear inspiration rather than with some stumbled-upon hearing, while always acknowledging the paradox of the mysterious source. I would be part of that sounding if I could, with my art and with my life.

AIDS, Leprosy, and Disease: The Christian Response

February 10, 2014 |

by Ronald G. Kershaw This article was published in Sunstone 12:3 (May 1988), pp. 6-7. At the time Ron was a volunteer for several AIDS relief projects and visited hospitalized Mormons with AIDS.…

2012 Conference Report

February 10, 2014 |

Seattle 2012 Conference Report With the theme, “Celebrate the Journey,” we discussed the situation of Affirmation, shared our stories and hopes for the future, and celebrated who we are and…

David Melson Remembered

October 17, 2013 |

In a service held at the headquarters of the Human Rights Campaign in Washington DC, friends and associates gathered on October 12 to remember David Melson, former president of Affirmation, who passed away last August.

Our History

October 7, 2013 |

Articles Recounting Affirmation’s History Affirmation – In the Beginning by Paul Mortensen Expand Affirmation – In the Beginning The following was written by Paul Mortensen, co-founder of Affirmation, and published…

Affinity – October 2013

October 1, 2013 |

Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons—Serving LGBT Mormons and Their Family and Friends Since 1977 Inside This Issue 2013 Conference Report Affirmation Calendar Randall Thacker Receives the 2013 Mortensen Award Changes…