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.
Postedon Sep 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Tim Rutten criticizes out-of-state groups and individuals, such as the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage and prominent Utah Mormon, Alan Ashton, that have inserted themselves in campaigns against marriage equality in Iowa and California.
Postedon Sep 27, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Wyoming and nine other states have filed an anti-gay amicus brief in the Prop 8 appeal case saying the Constitution does not require marriage to include same-sex couples and that states, not federal courts, have final say in whether to honor the freedom to marry.