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‘Sister Wives’ cite gay marriage ruling in polygamy case

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Browns argue polygamous marriages can be as healthy as monogamous ones.
A polygamous family says legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws prohibiting consensual adult relationships are outdated ...

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HRC slams rival organization, plans Utah conference

Thursday, July 2, 2015
HRC headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The nation's largest LGBT organization has announced plans to hold a conference in Salt Lake City just days before the conservative World Congress of Families stages a convention in the city. ...

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Mormon church donates to Utah LGBT community center

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Utah-based Mormon church has given its first-ever charitable donation to an LGBT community center in Salt Lake City. ...

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For 2nd year, Mormon LGBT group’s bid to join parades is denied

Monday, May 25, 2015
The group Mormons Building Bridges,  participating in Utah Pride in 2012.
Organizers of the Days of '47 Parade in Salt Lake City and the Freedom Festival Grand Parade in Provo have again denied the bid by Mormons Building Bridges to take part. ...

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New Girl Scout troop starts at Utah LGBT pride center

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Girl Scouts are opening a troop at an LGBT pride center in Salt Lake City that officials say will welcome transgender youth and children from LGBT families. ...

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Utah’s lone openly gay lawmaker to run for mayor of Salt Lake City

Monday, April 6, 2015
Jim Dabakis
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's Democratic state Sen. Jim Dabakis, the state legislature's only openly gay lawmaker, announced Monday that he will run for mayor of Salt Lake City this year. ...

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Top Mormon leaders vow to be leading advocates for marriage exclusive to a man and a woman

Sunday, April 5, 2015
President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, center, is flanked by President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, left, and Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency during opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Salt Lake City.
Mormon leaders vowed to be a leading advocate for the belief that marriage is an institution exclusive to a man and a woman during the religion's biannual conference in Salt Lake City this weekend. ...

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Cop who objected to riding in gay pride says he was unfairly branded a ‘bigot’

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Eric Moutsos
A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of last year's gay pride parade is speaking out against what he believes ...

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Plaintiff in Utah same-sex marriage case to make city council run

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Derek Kitchen
One of the plaintiffs in the court case that overturned Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is planning to run for Salt Lake City council. Derek Kitchen says he plans to formally announce his candidacy on Tuesday. ...

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Gay rights advocates assail TLC special ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Preston Dahlgren and Jeff Bennion are among the married men documented in a recent TLC show “My Husband's Not Gay" about men with same-sex attractions.
GLAAD says the show sends the wrong message and is a sad reminder of so-called gay conversion therapy, often faith-based efforts designed to change sexual orientation that can be emotionally scarring. ...

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