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Call for Candidates, 2022 Affirmation Presidential Election

Candidates for Affirmation President must declare their candidacy by October 7th. Declared candidates will be announced at the 2022 Affirmation International Conference on October 8th. More information, including a timeline for the election and how to declare your candidacy, can be found on the Affirmation Presidential Election page. More »

Have a Story to Share? Be an AffirmTalks Speaker at International Conference

AffirmTalks is a workshop during International Conference featuring short talks, about 10 minutes in length, speakers are encouraged to share stories and insights that are educational, uplifting, or thought-provoking. More »

My Personal Invitation for You to Attend International Conference this Year

With the Affirmation International Conference being just 9 weeks away, I want to share with you what these conferences have meant to me and invite you to attend this year. More »

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Affirmation creates worldwide communities of safety, love, and hope and promotes understanding, acceptance, and self-determination of individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. We affirm the inherent self-worth of LGBTQIA+ individuals as complete, equal, and valuable persons and support them as they define their individual spirituality and intersection with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Call for Candidates, 2022 Affirmation Presidential Election

Candidates for Affirmation President must declare their candidacy by October 7th. Declared candidates will be announced at the 2022 Affirmation International Conference on October 8th. More information, including a timeline for the election and how to declare your candidacy, can be found on the Affirmation Presidential Election page. More »

Have a Story to Share? Be an AffirmTalks Speaker at International Conference

AffirmTalks is a workshop during International Conference featuring short talks, about 10 minutes in length, speakers are encouraged to share stories and insights that are educational, uplifting, or thought-provoking. More »

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Finding a Loving Home in Affirmation

I couldn't understand why I was being judged for wanting to be loved, understood, and cared for. I was at my lowest, looking for help. That's when I found in Affirmation a home and a family where I was loved and could be authentic. More »

First Affirmation Venezuala Conference, “Challenges of Freedom”

Affirmation Venezuela held its first conference. The theme was "Challenges of Freedom," where attendees experienced God's love to heal wounds and restore faith in themselves. More »

My Personal Invitation for You to Attend International Conference this Year

With the Affirmation International Conference being just 9 weeks away, I want to share with you what these conferences have meant to me and invite you to attend this year. More »