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Conversas Difíceis: Amor, Tolerância e Aceitação

March 3, 2019 |

Conversas estão acontecendo agora que seriam inimagináveis há uma década, mas o senso de urgência é real entre mórmons gays e lésbicas para que outros membros e líderes da igreja encontrem amor, compreensão e aceitação dentro da doutrina, política e cultura da igreja.

Difficult Conversations: Love, Tolerance and Acceptance

February 25, 2019 |

Conversations are happening now that would have been unimaginable a decade ago, but the sense of urgency is real among gay and lesbian Mormons to have other church members and leaders find love, understanding, and acceptance within church doctrine, policy, and culture.

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Volunteering a Work of Love and Compassion

February 22, 2019 |

The world today does not exist without the support of these organizations that have helped people around the world, fighting hunger, disease, persecution, injustice and bringing a little hope; helping people to overcome their difficulties, spiritual or material.

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Audio: Affirmation Launches “Historic” Chapter Development Efforts with Organizational Web Conference

February 19, 2019 |

Over 70 members of the Affirmation community signed on Sunday, February 17th, to participate in a web conference detailing Affirmation’s efforts to organize and strengthen chapters throughout the United States and Canada to provide vital face-to-face communities to support LGBTQ Mormons, their family members, and friends.

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Raising Our Voices in Solidarity with Our Affirmation Family in Brazil

January 29, 2019 |

In this time of division, remember that you have one another as a loving and supportive community. When you stand together in Affirmation as LGBTQ Mormons, family, and friends you have the opportunity to bear one another’s burdens, mourn with those who mourn, and comfort those who are affected by these dark days in Brazil.

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Affirmation Needs You: Building Life Changing Communities through Local Chapters

January 4, 2019 |

Community not only provides a sounding board where individuals can work through the difficult questions they face in figuring out how to navigate coming out, faith, and family; but continues to provide long-lasting networks and resources even beyond the vulnerable times.

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Affirmation’s Top 10 Posts of 2018

December 28, 2018 |

As we close out the year 2018, it’s a good time to reflect on all that’s happened over the year. This year’s top ten posts on the Affirmation website highlight many of the events and concerns affecting the Affirmation community this year, including the transition to a new Latter-day Saint First Presidency, a response to words out of general conference, a focus on suicide prevention, and more. Here are our top ten posts for 2018.

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3 Ways to Support Affirmation and Give the Gift of Hope

November 21, 2018 |

Our focus in 2019 will be on strengthening local communities and chapters by hiring 2 operations managers and providing increased funding for local chapter development. We need to raise $50,000 by the end of this year to make this goal a reality.

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Nathan Kitchen Elected as the Next President of Affirmation

November 3, 2018 |

Prior to his election as president, Nathan served a member of Affirmation’s board of directors and is the co-founder of Fathers in Affirmation, the organization’s GBT+ group for fathers. Last year, he took on a leading role in helping to develop Affirmation’s suicide prevention initiative.