Lesbian

New Spanish Affirmation Website Goes Live!

August 28, 2014 |

We welcome you to the new Spanish Affirmation page: afirmacion.org. This website can be the beginning of a new perspective for your life, or your family and friends. We are constantly adding new authentic content and we hope you can find the answers you are looking for.

Between Black and White

June 14, 2014 |

Thankfully, I have been able to accept that being a lesbian was somehow part of the plan, and in many ways I am thankful this is part of my experience in my daily life.

Lesbian Mormon Identities: A Conversation with Jeanna Jacobsen

June 14, 2013 |

by Hugo Salinas Jeanna Jacobsen recently finished a dissertation titled “Mormon Women’s Experiences with Same-sex Sexuality.” A Ph.D. in social work, Jacobsen conducted interviews with 24 women who have experienced…

Community of Christ to Start Marrying, Blessing Same-Sex Couples

April 30, 2013 |

Formerly Known as the RLDS, Church Will Also Ordain Gays and Lesbians Who Are Married or Partnered

In Keeping with the Values and Morals Taught in Our Faith

March 21, 2013 |

Speech delivered by Berta Marquez during an anti-discrimination rally on the steps of the Utah Capitol on March 13, 2013

Affirmation Vice President Featured on CNN

February 20, 2013 |

Affirmation Senior Vice President John Gustav-Wrathall was featured today on CNN’s OutFront show with Erin Burnett in a segment about the “Mormon influence on Boy Scouts as [the] organization reconsiders [its] gay ban.”

Maryland Leadership

January 24, 2013 |

It is time to reach out beyond and make a safe space for everyone through understanding and love

Nebo School District

Wendy and the Lost Girls

December 31, 2000 |

by Karin Anderson England Honorable Mention in the 2000 Affirmation Writing Contest. This article was pulled from internet archives and was originally published in 2000. Some edits and updates have…

2018 Affirmation Collage

Lesbian Mormon History

March 31, 1997 |

While there is ample documentation about the impact of Church policy on gay men, it is less clear to what extent women have been impacted. In general, we know very little about the experiences of LDS women who love women.