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. 

Living in Harmony

September 13, 2014 |

Affirmation – LGBT Mormons, Families and Friends in Mexico are excited to host the Third Annual Conference of Affirmation Mexico, which will be held from November 14 to 16 at El Ejecutivo Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico. Join us for a weekend of uplifting activities, including speakers, musical performances, a testimony meeting and visits to historic sites. Registration available now.

Sodom and Gomorrah: Arrogant, Overfed and Unconcerned

March 1, 2014 |

Note: This is the second in a series of articles that will directly address upcoming 2014 Church curriculum lesson material that could unnecessarily lead to editorializing on homosexuality and same-sex marriage and be hurtful to members of our community. We recommend you prayerfully consider how you might share this article with others.

Keith Trottier: Why I’m Attending the Affirmation Conference

August 13, 2013 |

“I hope that my attendance as a gay college-aged Latter-day Saint will be able to help bring new ideas and perspectives” Note: Keith Trottier is the president of BYU-Idaho’s Understanding Same-gender…

Affirmation Leaders Converge in Salt Lake City

April 14, 2013 |

Affirmation members and friends attended together the Saturday morning session of General Conference, held at the Conference Center on April 6.

Homosexuality: What Would David O. McKay Do?

April 13, 2013 |

Where answers were not forthcoming, he would act on the side of compassion, inclusion and progression

BYU-Idaho Group Fosters Understanding around LGBT Issues

January 19, 2013 |

Understanding Same Gender Attraction, commonly referred to as USGA, is an unofficial group of BYU-Idaho students, whose primary goal is to foster understanding on the topic of homosexuality as a Latter-Day Saint.


Homosexuality in the Torah

September 30, 2004 |

by Reb Gershon Caudill, the Ecokosher Rebbe This article was pulled from internet archives and was originally published in 2004. Some edits and updates have been made to the original…