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Gay Mormons Take Center Stage at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Faith and Religion Local
Gay Mormons are front and center in the final chapter of Jon Garcia’s hit film trilogy The Falls, premiering at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival Six years after ...
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Salt Lake City Swears In First Openly Gay Mayor

Jackie Biskupski, left, is sworn in as mayor next to her fiancée, Betty Iverson, during a ceremony on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Salt Lake City. Biskupski is Salt Lake City's first openly gay mayor. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP) SALT LAKE TRIBUNE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
Politics
Jackie Biskupski was sworn in as Salt Lake City’s first openly gay mayor on Monday, January 4. ...
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Episcopalians Vote in Favor of Same-Sex Religious Weddings in Church

Faith and Religion
Five days after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, Episcopalians voted in favor of allowing same-sex religious weddings in their church. ...
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NerdWallet Lists Top 10 LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

Top News National
In honor of Pride Month, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities in the U.S. Where did your city land? ...
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Chicago Youth Storage Initiative Issues Report, Recommendations

National
Homeless youth have identified solving the storage problem as one of the most important ways to alleviate day-to-day suffering and improve quality of life. ...
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Trans, LGBT Kids Accepted in New Girls Scouts Troop

Top News National
A gay pride Girl Scouts troop has opened up in Salt Lake City. The group will welcome transgender youth and children from LGBT families. ...
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Mayor of Salt Lake City Joins Freedom to Marry Campaign

Politics National
Thursday, more than a month after officiating marriages for same-sex couples in Utah, Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. ...
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Salt Lake City’s Mormon-Owned NBC Affiliate KSL-TV Refuses to Air ‘The New Normal’

Salt Lake City’s Mormon-Owned NBC Affiliate KSL-TV Refuses to Air ‘The New Normal’
More than 300 straight allies marched in this year’s Salt Lake City Pride parade as an indication that the LDS Church is losing ground regarding LGBT people. ...
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