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Salt Lake City may name a street after civil rights leader Harvey Milk

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Harvey Milk
If approved, the name would go on 900 South, about a mile and half from the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ...

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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A polygamous family says legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws prohibiting consensual adult relationships are outdated ...

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Despite gay leaders, Mormons stay affiliated with Boy Scouts

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The church "will appoint Scout leaders and volunteers who uphold and exemplify church doctrine, values, and standards," Mormon leaders said in the statement.
Church leaders decided to stay with the Boy Scouts -- but only after getting assurances they can appoint troop leaders according to their own religious values. ...

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Utah group to start Boy Scout troop that welcomes gay leaders

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Organizers plan to complete an application in the coming weeks and are hoping to have a troop up and running by the fall.
But getting it approved and running may be an uphill battle in the conservative state. ...

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Mormons may create alternative scouting organization

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The BSA's decision to lift the ban on gay leaders may motivate the LDS Church to sever ties with the organization.
Were the church to follow through, it could financially impact the BSA quite dramatically, as the LDS is the organization's largest Scouting sponsor. ...

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End of Boy Scouts’ ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Eric Hetland, left, and Chris Zelis, fellow Scouts For Equality - Chicago chapter lead, hold up their applications for assistant scoutmasters before submitting them in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park.
The contrasting reactions followed the BSA national executive board's 45-12 vote on Monday to lift the nationwide ban while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to continue excluding gay adults. ...

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Utah LGBT leader says more help needed for transgender youth

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Marian Edmonds Allen
The issue is personally important for Edmonds-Allen. One of her and her wife's four children identifies as transgender. ...

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Judge rules Utah should put 2 moms on birth certificate

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Angie and Kami Roe
U.S. District Judge Dee Benson said Wednesday the case wasn't hard to decide in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. ...

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Governor: ‘Utah may look at more religious protections’

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Gov. Gary Herbert
Utah lawmakers may need to look at whether more religious protections are needed after the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday. ...

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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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