Staying Active in the ChurchStories and Resources for the LGBTQIA+ Latter-day Saint Community

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Affirmation affirms the inherent self-worth of LGBTQIA+ individuals as complete, equal, and valuable persons and supports them as they define their individual spirituality and intersection with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Resources

Affirmation Community Conversations Group Facebook group for the entire LGBTQIA+ Latter-day Saint community in Affirmation to land, heal, share, and be authentic! Share your story, encourage others, and share events and news helpful to the community.
Affirmation Prepare Facebook group for LGBTQIA+ individuals who have a belief in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, desire to be involved in church activity, and are supportive of everyone whether they are in a same-sex relationship, a mixed-orientation or opposite-sex relationship, or celibate/abstinent.
Affirmation Living Waters Group A Facebook group for active LDS LGBT people, parents, family and friends where people can seek support and discuss these issues from a believing LDS perspective.
Official Church Website on Same-Sex Attraction The feelings of Church leaders as to how we should treat each other as part of the human family and a place where the people whose lives are impacted by attraction to the same sex can find inspiration to work through difficult challenges while remaining faithful to Church teachings.
Official Church Website on Transgender Church answers to common questions to help increase understanding of what it means to be transgender, participation in the Church by transgender individuals, and how to support those who are transgender.
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Affirmation Community Conversations Group Facebook group for the entire LGBTQIA+ Latter-day Saint community in Affirmation to land, heal, share, and be authentic! Share your story, encourage others, and share events and news helpful to the community.
Affirmation Prepare Facebook group for LGBTQIA+ individuals who have a belief in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, desire to be involved in church activity, and are supportive of everyone whether they are in a same-sex relationship, a mixed-orientation or opposite-sex relationship, or celibate/abstinent.
Affirmation Living Waters Group A Facebook group for active LDS LGBT people, parents, family and friends where people can seek support and discuss these issues from a believing LDS perspective.
Mormons Building Bridges A community of Latter-day Saints dedicated to conveying love and acceptance to all those who identify as LGBTQIA+, same-sex attracted, or gender dysphoric.
Transactive LDS Support Group A Facebook group for LDS or former LDS Transgender/Intersex/Gender Dysphoric individuals & their family members to find a supportive and safe community that also confirms/supports their faith.
North Star North Star is a faith-affirming resource for Latter-day Saints addressing sexual orientation and gender identity, and who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrines and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Emmaus LGBTQ Ministry A community of heterosexual/cisgender and LGBTQ Latter-day Saints who are called to ministry for the safety, well-being, and happiness of LGBTQ people in and adjacent to The Church of Jesus Christ.
Mormons Building Bridges A community of Latter-day Saints dedicated to conveying love and acceptance to all those who identify as LGBTQIA+, same-sex attracted, or gender dysphoric.
Listen, Learn & Love Former Young Single Adults Bishop Richard Ostler seeks to better understand his LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters, believing that sharing stories of LGBTQ+ current and former Latter-day Saints helps to foster love and understanding.
Love is Spoken Queer Topics are gospel and the voices are LGBTQ+! Join Dustin Larsen, an active gay member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, along with Hayden Davis, René Hernandez, and their special guests each week as they discuss a new gospel topic through a queer perspective.
Questions from the Closet Podcast Charlie Bird and Ben Schilaty discuss questions they are commonly asked as gay members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Each week they are joined by a guest to talk about a question as it relates to LGBTQ+ topics within the context of faith.
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