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Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons

News Stories Archives - 2005

January 2005

Two Murray High lesbians named "Cutest Couple"

Family Fellowship Event to Feature Young Gay Mormons

Jay Bell's GLBTI Studies CD-Rom Available

Affirmation Chile Participates in Interfaith Service

LDS Church Excommunicates Prominent Gay Leader

February 2005

LDS Couple Who Dubbed Homosexuality "Addiction" Come Out

Wasatch Affirmation to Hold After-Conference Fireside & Mission Reunion

Mormon-related story to appear in the Advocate

Affirmation Announces Women's Retreat

March 2005

Gay Mormons Are Advocate's Cover Story

Where Is Your Halo?

Affirmation Orlando Continues to Grow

Announcing the 2005 Writing Contest

GLBT Religious Archives Network Establishes History Award

April 2005

Deseret Book Sells Insightful Guide

May 2005

Gay Mormon Boy Attends Queer Prom

A Report of the April 2005 GLBT Conference Fireside and Mission Reunion

Gay Mormons to Participate in Pride Interfaith Service

Gay Couples Can Go to Provo Proms

Affirmation Group Launched in Puebla, Mexico

Gay Mormon Director Remakes Camp Classic

Utah Pride Interfaith 2005 - Holy People, Equal Rights

June 2005

Gay Mormon from Brazil Launches Portuguese Site

Mexican Newspaper Features Affirmation

Sunstone Symposium Will Feature Affirmation Table, Discuss Gay Mormon Issues

Affirmation Women Gather Near Portland

During Pride, Affirmation Portland Features "Missionaries Impossible"

July 2005

Affirmation Orlando Visits the Magic Kingdom

Another LDS Scholar Faces Excommunication

Affirmation New York Celebrates Pioneer Day

Gay and Lesbian Mormons to Hold Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Suicide during National Suicide Prevention Week

Transgender and Intersex Mormons to Hold Retreat

August 2005

Affirmation Chile Holds National Conference

Steven Fales Gets Inked!

Affirmation Santiago Launches "La Brújula"

Affirmation Holds First Meeting in Bolívar, Venezuela

Affirmation Chile Participates in Pride

"The Friends Who Lunch” Gather in New York City

LDS Church Excommunicates DNA Author

Program for TGI Conference Announced

Salt Lake City, Portland to Hold Suicide Vigils

Date & Venue for Salt Lake City Vigil Announced

Kate Kendell Defends Utah Lesbian

September 2005

Affirmation San Francisco to Hold Activity

Affirmation Chile Holds Suicide Vigil in Quilpué

CBS's Survivor: Guatemala Features Gay Mormon

October 2005

"Time" Features Young Gay Mormon

Mormons Protest Gay Movie Switch

A Shipment for Chile: How You Can Help

Out & Proud at the JWHA: John Hamer and Mike Karpowicz

May Swenson's Portrait to Be Hung at Smithsonian

November 2005

Does Mormonism Promote Happy Families? Newsweek Readers Say No

Elder Ballard Connects Joseph Smith, the Proclamation on the Family

Art History Professor Compares the Washington DC Temple to Emerald City

Affirmation Leader Is Guest on Radio Show

Olin Thomas Elected for Another Term

Affirmation Launches Blog

Washington, DC Holds Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Sutherland Institute Urges Utah Cities to Adopt Homophobic Proclamation (PDF)

December 2005

New Website Educates Families of GLBT Mormons

"LDS Church News" Publishes Article on Bullying

On World AIDS Day, LDS Leader Makes Statement

Affirmation Wasatch to Co-Sponsor Christmas Devotional

Affirmation Is Looking for Korean Speakers

Survivor's Rafe Judkins Talks about the Show, His Family and the Mormon Church