Postedon Jan 06, 2014 at 11:20 am
On January 6, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted a request for a stay in the marriage ruling in Utah that established the freedom to marry across the state. The ruling will be stayed - meaning that same-sex couples in Utah will be temporarily unable to receive marriage licenses - pending the state's appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Postedon Jan 02, 2014 at 03:00 pm
2013 was a great year, and we've come so far - but we're not done yet. 2014 will be another big year for marriage as we work to fuel campaigns to win marriage this year, lay the groundwork for further momentum for future years, and fuel the conversation about why marriage matters for all families.
Postedon Dec 24, 2013 at 10:30 am
A beautiful new video produced by DArcy Benincosa captures the amazing first day of the freedom to marry in Utah, on Friday, December 20.
Postedon Dec 23, 2013 at 01:20 pm
Today, December 23, 2013, Judge Robert J. Shelby in Utah denied a request from the state of Utah to stay a ruling from Friday that struck down laws prohibiting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as unconstitutional.
Postedon Dec 20, 2013 at 04:30 pm
Today, a federal judge in Utah struck down the state's ban on same-sex couples from marrying, declaring that the law violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection and due process. Same-sex couples in Utah are already applying for marriage licenses.
Postedon Sep 20, 2013 at 09:00 am
This week, Spencer Stout and Dustin Reeser, the same-sex couple whose Home Depot flash mob marriage proposal video went viral last week, appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show to give the backstory behind the big, exciting day.
Postedon Jul 24, 2012 at 09:45 am
Hear a personal story of self-discovery and familial love from Carlos Gomar, whose story resonates with our 'Familia es Familia' public education campaign. Coming out as gay in a Mexican immigrant Mormon family in Utah may not be the most typical coming out story - but it's Carlos', and he's learned a lot from his unique identity.
Postedon Oct 26, 2010 at 01:30 pm
In a faith where the traditional family is deeply woven into theology and where there is seemingly no line between religion and culture, the potential losses for LGBT Mormons who come out can be devastating.
Postedon Oct 12, 2010 at 09:00 am
Today (Tuesday, Oct. 12), gay-rights activists will meet in Salt Lake City to ask Elder Boyd K. Packer, president of the Mormon Church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles, that he correct his inaccurate and dangerous statements calling same-sex attraction “impure and unnatural,” claiming that it can be corrected and characterizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as immoral.
Postedon Oct 08, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Gay rights activists staged a silent protest Thursday outside the headquarters of the Mormon church in Salt Lake City in response to a church leader's remarks that homosexuality is an immoral condition that can and should be overcome.