LGBTQ Issues

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Latter-day Saint apostle Jeffrey R. Holland criticizes BYU faculty members and students who challenge the faith’s teachings on same-sex marriage. A Utah school Board member draws fire for posting a message critical of LGBTQ students. And research points to a likely burial site of Paiute children who attended Utah Indigenous boarding school.

For The Love Of Football: Why Do Public Institutions Still Play BYU In Football?

Aug 28, 2019
BYU Campus in Provo, Utah
bikeprovo.org

A half century after Lloyd Eaton coached the Wyoming Cowboys football team, he isn’t remembered for his gridiron prowess or ability to win. 

Utah Governor Gary Herbert's letter regarding conversion therapy.
The Office of Governor Gary R. Herbert

LGBTQ groups and child welfare advocates are celebrating Governor Herbert’s directive to regulate the dangerous practice of conversion therapy. Last week, Herbert ordered the state licensing board for psychologists to develop regulations around the so-called therapy. 

Salt Lake Tribune

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reverses a policy that generally prevented the children of same-sex parents from joining the faith, and that labeled same-sex married couples apostates.

Women Unite at Utah State Capitol

Mar 9, 2018
On the final day of the 2018 Utah State Legislative Session a group gathered in the rotunda so support Internal Women's Day.
KUTV

Joining in solidarity with women across the world, around 200 Utahns celebrated International Women’s Day by rallying at the State Capitol on Thursday, the last day of the 2018 legislative session.