Affirmation creates worldwide communities of safety, love, and hope and promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination of individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. We affirm the inherent self-worth of LGBTQIA+ individuals as complete, equal, and valuable persons and support them as they define their individual spirituality and intersection with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Affirmation Christmas Devotional, December 19th
Join with others in the LGBTQIA+ Latter-day Saint community from around the world for this special Affirmation Christmas Devotional featuring beautiful musical numbers, readings of the Christmas story, and messages of hope and joy in being able to find community as LGBTQIA+ current and former Latter-day Saints and our loved ones, even when it may feel as if there no room in the inn.
Milestones in My History
Over time, I learned and developed the courage to come to terms with being gay and Mormon without contradicting my fundamental faith, a faith important to me as it connects me to those who have taught me in the past who have migrated to the invisible world.
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Celebrating the Flashes
This creation of Our Heavenly Father, has been taken as a symbol in this region of Venezuela, being used in its flag, anthem, and coat of arms. In Affirmation Venezuela, we seek to follow the example of this beautiful lightning, to bring light to those who need it most.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: Speaking for Those Silenced
Each year on November 20th, we remember transgender people, gender-variant individuals, and those perceived to be transgender murdered because of hate. For many left behind, there is a feeling of obligation to speak for those who can speak no more, to tell their stories, and to support one another.
Building bridges to a bright future
We have a firm conviction that our efforts will be blessed and fruitful in Affirmation Venezuela, even if they may be challenging. We hope to be instruments of and receive spiritual guidance from above so that we can better serve beloved celestial children who, every day, face great barriers in their path of learning and growth.