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Affirmation president’s efforts to improve relations between BYU and LGBTQ community

February 25, 2020 |

You can claim change when any privileges available to heterosexual people are available to homosexual people and any privileges available to cisgender people are available to transgender and gender non-binary people. Until then, we all have work to do for our marginalized population of LGBTQ students.

2019 Affirmation Brazil Conference

Recognizing Our Individual Worth & Strength

December 3, 2019 |

The conference was an amazing experience, totally unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. I had never felt so much like my true self as at the conference, where I could be exactly as I am without being afraid. It was wonderful and I look forward to the next one, as it made all the difference for me.

What Makes a LGBTQ Heart Beat: A Response to President Nelson’s BYU Devotional

September 23, 2019 |

Like doctors and pilots, I didn’t make up the principles that govern LGBTQ mental health — we have merely discovered them and now use them daily to safeguard lives. I pray with my feet every day that Latter-day Saints will come to fully understand these discoveries too. We are all part of one body in Christ. May we see that each part however different is equally needed by us.

Ryan Proctor

The Pure Love of Christ is Not in Words but Actions

August 25, 2019 |

I am a gay, pioneer veteran that respects my Mormon beliefs but I take it from the pure love of Christ, not from what someone says from a pulpit. It is our actions that state who we are, not our words.

Suicidio: Teléfonos y sitios web

August 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Suicidio: Teléfonos y sitios web

En todo el mundo: Befrienders: Argentina Por teléfono: 135 (011) 5275-1135 desde todo el país Por messenger: Hablemos de todo, sitio web: Prevención al Suicidio Landing   Brasil: Centro de…

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Two Degrees off Center: Coming Out of the Other Closet

July 24, 2019 |

It can take as much or even more courage to seek help for depression, anxiety, or trauma as it does to come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. There is help though, and Rich Keys encourages anyone to seek it by sharing his own struggles and successes.

Conferencia Afirmación Colombia 2019

Affirmation: Who We Are and How We Serve

July 19, 2019 |

Experiences surrounding the Affirmation Colombia conference remind us of the important role that Affirmation plays in providing a place and support for LGBTQ people navigating their faith and traditions in Latin America and around the world.

Liderazgo de Afirmación 2019 en la Conferencia Internacional

How Your Membership in Affirmation has an Impact

June 26, 2019 |

Affirmation’s mission is to provide a community of support for LGBTQ Mormons, their families, and their friends, wherever they may be. It’s the community that is important. Critical to this community are members of Affirmation.

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How Can I Protect My Child?

May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on How Can I Protect My Child?

Keeping Your Child Healthy and Happy Before you read anything else, you need to know about the real dangers gay teens/young adults face, including suicide, drug use, and diseases. You…