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Kimberly Anderson

Kimberly Anderson Resigns as Affirmation Vice President

July 16, 2018 |

The Board of Affirmation expresses its deep gratitude for the passion, commitment, and care with which Kimberly served. Her voice and perspectives are needed in Affirmation. She will fulfill her three-year commitment as a QPR trainer in Affirmation’s suicide prevention program. We are better as an organization for her service.

Afirmação Implementa Nova Iniciativa de Prevenção ao Suicídio

July 10, 2018 |

Graças a uma doação de US $ 25.000 da Fundação LDS, o treinamento do QPR Institute sobre a prevenção do suicídio será fornecido aos líderes da Affirmation e às conferências da Affirmation em todo o mundo. A afirmação também tornará o treinamento sobre trauma e prevenção de suicídio disponível on-line sem nenhum custo.

Afirmación: Mormones, Familias y Amigos LGBT


July 10, 2018 |

Gracias a la donación de U$S 25.000 de la Fundación SUD, los líderes y miembros de Afirmación tendrán acceso al entrenamiento para la prevención del suicidio del Instituto QPR en las conferencias de Afirmación alrededor del munido. Afirmación también pondrá al alcance de todos el entrenamiento en trauma y prevención del suicidio online sin costos.

Hombre mirándose al espejo

I Have Worth and I Live According to my Worth

July 1, 2018 |

Each of us needs to transition from confusion and discomfort to wholeness and peace, where we realize that our queerness is an intrinsic part of our worth and say, “I have worth,” and live according to that worth.

Berta Marquez

June 26, 2018 |

We remember with affection the calm, peaceful way that Berta reached out to others, her commitment to the poor and disfranchised, and how she opened her heart and her home to so many in need.

Lauren Neaves

Fear of Being Gay Led Me to Be More Devout until I Couldn’t Anymore

May 18, 2018 |

Today, I’m incredibly happy being me. Over the years I’ve heard so many stories of individuals who grew up LDS and were cut off by their families when they came out. But being out and having my parents not just tolerate but warmly embrace me is such an amazing feeling.

Stockton Powers Scholarship

Loss of Young Man Inspires Scholarship to Help Others Achieve Life Goals

May 18, 2018 |

Almost two years ago, Stockton; a seventeen-year-old who loved to swim, play guitar, and sing; was lost to suicide. The Stockton Powers Memorial Scholarship was launched this year to remember Stockton and to help other young people achieve their life goals.

UPR LGBTQ Off the Grid

Utah Public Radio’s Changing Our Stories Podcast Features LGBT Stories

March 18, 2018 |

These stories include a gay man who was once a homeless youth who now seeks to help youth in need, a transgender woman who has found a new community within a coven of witches, a gay Navajo man who is living in two worlds, and a family providing a safe place and community for LGBTQ youth and their families.

Chad Anderson, Author of Gay Mormon Dad

Chad Anderson Discusses his Life and New Book, “Gay Mormon Dad,” on Mormon Stories

March 14, 2018 |

In a three-three part interview, John Dehlin of Mormon Stories talks with Chad Anderson, who is a licensed clinical social worker in Salt Lake City and has self-published a new book titled “Gay Mormon Dad.” Chad talks about growing up Mormon, his mixed-orientation marriage, faith crisis, and his life now.