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Affirmation LGBT Mormons, Family, and Friends is a support community that offers online educational resources, Facebook groups, and conferences with intention to work for the understanding and acceptance of gays and lesbians as full, equal and worthy persons within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Affirmation supports and encourages its members by assisting them in dealing with the Church, their families, employers, work associates and social contacts. The association offers its members strength and support in solving personal problems through mutual acceptance and fellowship.
Annual conferences to create spaces where LGBTQ or SSA Mormons or former Mormons, and their families and friends, can gather to acknowledge, explore and honor shared experiences, seek mutual understanding, and work together toward common goals. No issues strike more deeply than whom we love and how we understand our beliefs about ourselves and god.
The Family Acceptance Project™ is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV – in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities. We use a research-based, culturally grounded approach to help ethnically, socially and religiously diverse families to support their LGBT children.
The goal of the Gay Mormon Stories podcast is to create a space where LGBTQ or SSA individuals and their families and allies can acknowledge, explore and honor shared experiences. No issues strike more deeply than who we love and how we understand and honor God.
This website was designed by LDS parents and professionals who are aware that when you first learn you have a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) child and need some very focused information, instead you are confronted with hundreds of pages of reading material, many hours of video recordings, and several websites, all representing a very wide range of perspectives and experiences. It can be just too much. What you need is one simple, clear place to start.
Championing LGBTQ issues in education since 1990, mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Videos created for Latter-day Saint parents and allies to voice their love for their LGBT brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. They want to give a message of comfort and support to other parents who are navigating the difficult conflicts that can arise in families around this issue.
Online support group for LGBT Mormons, family and friends
The Mormon Mental Health Association (MMHA) is a professional association for mental health providers, clinicians, educators and advocates who are interested in or are working with the Mormon population. Use find a provider tab for help finding a Mormon LGBT friendly therapist.
This website is a collection of conversations; conversations with Church leaders, conversations with Church members who are attracted to people of the same sex, and conversations with the loved ones of gay spouses, children, or grandchildren who are dealing with the effects of same-sex attraction in their own lives. These conversations are not always easy to have. They deal with love and acceptance, sin and morality, aspirations and despair.
In accordance with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Mormons Building Bridges is a community of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated to conveying love and acceptance to all those who identify as LGBTQI and those who identify as experiencing same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria.
The MBB community asserts that all our sisters and brothers are inherently worthy of love and belonging in our homes, congregations, and communities – no matter where their life path may take them.
No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum is a blog by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Mormons, and our family and allies in and around the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
PFLAG is working to make sure that all people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer are not only valued by society, but take pride in and value themselves. We do this through providing peer-to-peer support, educating people on the issues that are important to the community, and advocating for inclusive policies and laws. Join a local chapter.
Depending on where you are on this journey as an exploring, unorthodox or post & ex Mormon, Mormon Spectrum can help you find resources and community.
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Support for your LGBTQIA youth
This website, originally created in response to the November 2015 changes in the LDS Handbook 1, has three primary goals:
1) To reach youth with connections to both religious communities and the LGBTQIAP+ community.
2) To let the voices of the youth be heard publicly through our YouTube channel and blog.
3) To provide support and encouragement to the youth by sharing the stories and advice of others, as well as resources for those struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts.