Annual International Conference

Video: What Affirmation Means to LGBTQ+ Mormons

May 4, 2018 |

LGBTQ+ Mormons, family members, and friends sat down with Kendall Wilcox to share what Affirmation means to them, how finding the Affirmation community has changed their lives, and how they want to support others working within Affirmation.

Dani Jones

International Conference Speaker: Dani Jones, Children’s Artist and Writer

May 3, 2018 |

On Friday, July 20th, during the plenary session of the Affirmation International Conference, attendees will hear from Dani Jones, a children’s book artist and writer. She has worked with a variety of clients, including the LDS Church’s Friend Magazine.

Jeffrey Scott Parsons to Perform “Comfy” at International Conference

April 23, 2018 |

“Comfy” is a one-man autobiographical cabaret written and performed by Jeffrey Scott Parsons, a gay Mormon performer who has established himself as a true triple-threat on the stage. Parsons will be performing for the Affirmation International Conference audience on Friday, July 20th, in Salt Lake City.

Fatimah S. Salleh

Rev. Dr. Fatimah S. Salleh to be Affirmation International Conference Keynote Speaker

March 6, 2018 |

Rev. Dr. Fatimah S. Salleh is the founder of A Certain Work, an organization dedicated to educating on issues of faith, diversity, equity, and inclusion. She received her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Savannah Stevenson Int Conference Announcement for Website

British Television and Theatre Actress Savannah Stevenson to Keynote at Affirmation International Conference

February 23, 2018 |

Savannah Stevenson is a British television and theatre actress. She is best known for starring as Glinda in the London production of Wicked, playing the role for almost 3 years and at 1,000 performances. Savannah also portrays Mary, Mother of Jesus in the LDS Bible Videos.

Register for the 2018 Affirmation Annual International Conference

February 3, 2018 |

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 Affirmation Annual International Conference. This year’s conference is taking place from July 20 to July 22 in Salt Lake City. Join with LGBTQIA Mormons, their family members, and friends from around the world at the 2018 Affirmation International Conference.

Challenges we Face are “Not a Curse, but a Calling.”

November 23, 2014 |

Darius Gray was among the first Black members of the Mormon Church to receive the priesthood. In this 2014 Affirmation International Conference address, he discusses Blacks in the LDS priesthood and how their experience parallels the experience of LGBT members of the church.