Affirmation

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You Are Not Alone

April 9, 2019 |

For those who have felt targeted with disapproval while sitting in church meetings and classes because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, it is easy to forget that our Heavenly Father has not abandoned us.

Annual Affirmation Conference – Recife PE

March 23, 2019 |

Come and participate in this event that has changed the lives of many people every year. Moments of exchange of experiences and learning.

Looking Upwards: 2019 Conferences in Affirmation Brazil

February 22, 2019 |

This year’s theme will be “Looking Upwards: Do not Give Up on Your Challenges, Face Them.” This theme that makes us think about all the challenges we have in our lives, how we should face them and where to get the strength we need.

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In Search of My Identity: Who Am I Truthfully?

October 15, 2018 |

Loving ourselves as we are is the path of happiness that we must follow. We all have divine potential, and if we look beyond our imperfections, we will know that we are truly perfect as we are.

Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends

A message from the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends

October 7, 2018 |

To those in our LGBTQ community: we see you. You are worthy. You are loved. You know who you are and we validate you!

Affirmation Brazil Hosting LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium

September 18, 2018 |

Affirmation Brazil is rolling up their sleeves to do something in their country to help these people. We are hosting a symposium and inviting other organizations helping the LGBT population on September 25th in São Paulo.

Gabriela and Luiz Correa

I Am Blessed to Have a Gay Father and a Lesbian Mother

September 18, 2018 |

I always wondered why my father, who always encouraged people to go to church, to pray, and to read the scriptures, did not enter the church with others on Sundays. My mom decided to tell us that our dad was gay.

Encouragement to Extend the Invitation

March 5, 2018 |

Getting married to a man was hard for my family, but they were really great. I invited all my siblings and even some of my extended family. That being said, I was selective about who I invited. I didn’t feel the need to invite people that I didn’t feel particularly close to or people that I felt wouldn’t be supportive or happy on the day. My parents were still on the fence about things a bit, I think, but they were willing to come to support me and now they love my husband a lot. 

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Retrospective of Affirmation in Brazil 2017

January 8, 2018 |

Affirmation Brazil has seen so many new people get involved to support the work of Affirmation in 2017. Here are a few stories from those finding support in Affirmation and seeking to help others.