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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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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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Utah man who claimed ‘Die fag’ was carved into his arm during hate crime, staged attacks

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Rick Jones
Authorities in rural Utah say a man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks. ...

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Utah man says he was robbed, had ‘Die Fag’ carved into his arm, forced to drink bleach

Friday, June 12, 2015
Rick Jones
A young man in Delta, Utah was robbed, had “Die Fag” carved into his arm with a knife, and was forced to drink bleach on a Saturday night in late April, but the story doesn't end there. ...

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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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Some LGBT residents critical of Utah’s new anti-discrimination law

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
After signing it, Gov. Gary Herbert holds up a copy of a bill at the Capitol, Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The bill that protects Utah's LGBT residents while also ensuring religious rights became law amid a cheering crowd that contained both clergy and gay rights activists.
A Mormon church-backed anti-discrimination law that protects LGBT people and religious rights took effect Tuesday amid skepticism from some LGBT residents over whether it lives up to its promises. ...

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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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