Diversity

Affirmation Brazil Ecuminical Event

Affirmation Brazil Participates in an Ecumenical Meeting on Spirituality and Diversity

September 5, 2019 |

At this critical moment we live in our country where all community rights are being restricted and taken away, there is nothing like uniting in love and spirituality to show that we are at peace and wanting to be who we are.

2018 Affirmation Collage

The Search for Personal Acceptance Was Painful

December 13, 2017 |

Wagner Silveira Santos is a convert to the Mormon Church who desired to serve a mission, tried to submit his mission paperwork twice, and both times was denied by local church leaders for having past homosexual relationships. Today, he wants to help others who don’t have the support to live as they really are.

Many Paths, One Heart: Gather with Affirmation in Portland, Oregon, January 13-15, 2017

October 8, 2016 |

The chosen theme, “Many Paths, One Heart,” honors the uniqueness of the lives and the choices of every member of the Affirmation family in or out of the Church, while recognizing that wherever our individual paths lead us, we are committed to the Zion-like quality of being “of one heart,” of rejoicing when others rejoice, mourning when others mourn, and making one another’s burdens a little bit lighter by bearing them together.

Gospel Doctrine Class: Creating a Nourishing Environment

February 13, 2014 |

My favorite and most challenging calling is teaching Gospel Doctrine. Our class is a fascinating mix: single, married, straight and gay, fully to marginally active, people of several races in their twenties through their nineties.

Walk On

January 20, 2014 |

This is a one-on-one walk. This is me and Heavenly Father. by Peter van der Walt Whether things go my way or not… whether my plans hatch the way they…

Happy New Year Affirmation Friends!

January 9, 2013 |

New Leadership, Meetings Announced by Affirmation President Randall Thacker We start this new year with a palpable excitement in the LGBT Mormon and Allies community. We have received countless messages…