Ron Chand

Hawaii Chapter First Activity

Students and faculty start in Laie, Affirmation Hawaii, a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community

April 4, 2020 |

National non-profit organization Affirmation LGBTQ Mormons Family and Friends, began its first Hawaii chapter in the Laie community this year, said organizers, due to a need voiced by BYU–Hawaii students and faculty.

Hawaii Chapter First Activity

BYU-Hawaii students take lead in organizing Affirmation chapter

March 1, 2020 |

A small group of students and faculty looking to create an LGBTQ support group at Brigham Young University-Hawaii joined forces with Affirmation to reorganize the chapter for the island. Their first event attracted over 45 LGBTQ Latter-day Saints and their allies and their Facebook group has surged to over 100 members and counting.