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BYU Queer Student Leaders Panel

Watch Now: BYU Queer Student Leaders Panel from the 2021 Affirmation International Conference

September 18, 2021 |

Blaire Ostler moderates a panel discussion featuring queer student leaders from Brigham Young University campuses in Utah, Idaho, and Hawaii.

Parents Fireside on the Youth Track of the 2021 Affirmation International Conference

August 26, 2021 |

Learn more about the “best youth conference on the planet,” the youth track of the 2021 Affirmation International Conference. In this fireside, leaders of the youth track share their experiences and hopes for the youth attending the conference.

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Fireside for Parents of LGBTQ Kids Featuring Nathan Kitchen

June 7, 2021 |

On June 6, 2021, Affirmation hosted our first virtual fireside especially for parents of LGBTQ kids. Nathan Kitchen, president of Affirmation, was the guest speaker for the fireside.

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Virtual Fireside with Blaire Ostler, Francisco Villalobos, and Ezequiel Rojas

March 29, 2021 |

Blaire Ostler is a philosopher who is specialized in queer studies, and is a leading voice at the intersection of queer, Mormon, and transhumanist thought. She is an author publishing her first book, “Queer Mormon Theology: An Introduction.”

Virtual Fireside with Ben Schilaty and Sarah and Brandon Langford

February 1, 2021 |

We were thrilled to have Dr. Ben Schilaty as our guest speaker and musical numbers provided by Sarah Joye Langford and Brandon Eric Langford for our first Affirmation LIVE Monthly Virtual Fireside of 2021!

Affirmation LIVE Intersex Awareness Discussion with Courtney Skaggs

Affirmation LIVE: Intersex Awareness Discussion

October 26, 2020 |

This discussion is intended to bring a greater understanding of what it means to be intersex. We’ll discuss the challenges of being at the intersection of being intersex and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and how the LGBTQIA+ community can ensure that it is inclusive of intersex individuals in its advocacy for all sexual and gender minorities.

Nathan Kitchen Guest on Dialogue Gospel Study

July 27, 2020 |

Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought is an independent quarterly established to express Mormon culture and to examine the relevance of religion to secular life.

Affirmation LIVE Monthly Virtual Fireside with Sarah Bowers and Paul Cardall

July 27, 2020 |

On Sunday, July 26th, we hosted our Affirmation LIVE monthly virtual fireside with guest speaker Sarah Bowers and musical guest Paul Cardall.

Affirmation LIVE BLM Roundtable

Watch: Black Lives Matter Roundtable Dialogue

July 12, 2020 |

An enlightening and motivating discussion highlighting the important intersectionality of the LGBTQ and Black Lives Matter movements and the responsibility we all have to work for equality, justice, and liberation.