Recorded Live Video

An Evening with Carson Tueller, 2022 Affirmation Connections

May 2, 2022 |

Carson Tueller is a speaker, presenter, and personal development coach. He is also the past president of Affirmation. Come hear about his coming out, his amazing advocacy work for LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities, and how he navigated his personal Queer/Latter-day Saint intersection.

Called to Queer – LIVE!, 2022 Affirmation Connections

May 2, 2022 |

Called to Queer launched in December 2021. Its purpose is to hold space for queer Mormon women, genderqueer, and intersex folks and close the gap for queer individuals who have some connection to the Mormon community, who aren’t cis men. No matter your sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, Colette and Kate will no doubt prompt you to think deeper and seek queer joy.

President’s Hour with Nathan Kitchen, 2022 Affirmation Connections

May 2, 2022 |

Nathan Kitchen is in the final year of his second term as President of Affirmation. Since becoming president in 2019, he’s led the organization through significant organizational changes, including revising Affirmation’s mission, creating a vision for the organization, and developing a strategic plan. This session includes remarks from Nathan and an opportunity to ask Nathan questions about his leadership in Affirmation and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ Latter-day Saint community.

Affirmation 101, 2022 Affirmation Connections

May 2, 2022 |

New to Affirmation or want to learn more about the history of Affirmation, what Affirmation is doing today, and how you can get more involved? Join us for Affirmation 101!

Fear Not, I Am With Thee; Oh Be Not Dismayed!

May 2, 2022 |

There is no room in the gentleness of Love for a Rameumptom, for ARE we not ALL sinners and all fall short of the Glory of God? In the end, it is the Love of God that will welcome each one of us home, and it is our bearing of His gentle Love that helps others along the way. We become one another’s angels.

Unashamed Authenticity: UVU Humanities Symposium Presentation

February 18, 2022 |

Affirmation President Nathan Kitchen presented at the Utah Valley University Humanities Symposium on February 17, 2022. The title of his presentation was “Unashamed Authenticity: Unapologetically Navigating the Queer/Latter-day Saint Intersection during an Ongoing Restoration.”

2021 International Conference Parents and Allies Panel

Parent and Ally Panel, 2021 Affirmation International Conference

December 29, 2021 |

Parents & Allies had the opportunity to hear the experiences & wisdom from a spectrum of LGBTQIA+ adults. Our goal is to bring a perspective of hope for the future of our LGBTQIA+ youth. The audience had an opportunity to write questions to pose to the panel. This panel has been so powerful that it has become an annual event.

2021 Int Conf 9-11 Opening with Emmett

Emmett Preciado, 2021 Affirmation International Conference

December 29, 2021 |

The opening session of the 2021 Affirmation International Conference on September 11, 2021. Featuring a welcome from Affirmation President Nathan R. Kitchen and a talk from featured speaker actor and singer-songwriter Emmett Preciado.

Watch Now: Affirmation Christmas Devotional

December 20, 2021 |

Virtual Christmas devotional hosted by Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends on December 19, 2021, featuring a sharing of the Christmas story from a queer perspective and beautiful musical numbers to celebrate the Christmas season.