Conferences

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Affirmation Brazil Elects New President

December 8, 2019 |

At their conference held last month, Affirmation Brazil elected their next president who will serve for two years starting on January 1st, 2020. Elected was Alexsandro Barbosa who has been serving as vice president of Affirmation Brazil.

2019 Affirmation Brazil Conference

Recognizing Our Individual Worth & Strength

December 3, 2019 |

The conference was an amazing experience, totally unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. I had never felt so much like my true self as at the conference, where I could be exactly as I am without being afraid. It was wonderful and I look forward to the next one, as it made all the difference for me.

2018 Affirmation Collage

Upcoming Conferences and Featured Events

March 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences and Featured Events

Affirmation hosts conferences, retreats, and other events tailored for the unique needs and interests of LGBTQ Mormons, their family members, and their friends. Many conferences and retreats are held annually…

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.

At First Affirmation Conference in Spain, New Chapter Is Organized

November 3, 2018 |

Affirmation recently held its first conference in Spain. The conference ran from September 21st to the 23rd in Barcelona. During the conference, the first Affirmation chapter in Spain was organized. Rafael Bravo has been appointed as president of the Affirmation Spain Chapter.

Conference Friends

Feeling Lonely in a Crowded Room? How to Prepare for Your Next Conference

July 13, 2018 |

You might not believe it, but even those who seem to be well-liked or popular encounter feelings of self-doubt or loneliness too. Here are some ideas to take with you to the upcoming Affirmation Conference to ward off the loneliness that might come. Try a few at your next event!

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.