Salt Lake City

Eli and Skylar

From Tinder to Temple

May 5, 2019 |

Sometimes I think back to that time I was dating everyone in the state of Utah–how I was using Tinder to find someone who wasn’t weird–how I thought if I just spent enough time on that app I would eventually find someone who wasn’t weird. And the irony is that I just ended up with the weirdest person on Tinder. But he’s my kind of weird. He’s the kind of weird who thinks the Kirtland temple is a great first date location for a couple of gays.

Maude Adams as Peter Pan

Maude Adams: Mormon, Lesbian and the Broadway’s First Peter Pan

February 7, 2019 |

Maude Adams never married, and the absence of relationships with men was used by Frohman, her producer, to create a public image of her being virtuous and innocent. It is now believed that Adams was a lesbian who enjoyed long-term relationships with two woman over the course of her lifetime.

Animator on “Coco” to Keynote Affirmation International Conference

March 22, 2018 |

Returned missionary. BYU graduate. Dancer. Acclaimed digital animator. Father. Husband. Gay. Emron Grover has a wealth of experience that he will be sharing at the 2018 Affirmation International Conference. He’s a Pixar animator who has worked on films like “Up,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.”

UPR LGBTQ Off the Grid

Utah Public Radio’s Changing Our Stories Podcast Features LGBT Stories

March 18, 2018 |

These stories include a gay man who was once a homeless youth who now seeks to help youth in need, a transgender woman who has found a new community within a coven of witches, a gay Navajo man who is living in two worlds, and a family providing a safe place and community for LGBTQ youth and their families.

Friday Pre-General Conference Gathering

March 28, 2014 |

Please join us in Salt Lake City,Friday, April 4 at 8 pm for the 2nd Annual Spring Pre-General Conference Gathering for LGBT/SSA Mormons, Families & Friends sponsored by Affirmation, Mormons…

Massive Participation of Mormons in Salt Lake City Pride

June 17, 2013 |

Pamela Koldewyn Johanson: “If this sounds like a testimony, it’s because it is”

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.