"The critical point here is that the bill is fairness for all," Rosky said of SB196. "It treats all students alike." Debra Coe, a member of the Utah Commission on LGBT Suicide Awareness and Prevention, said that Utah's youth suicide rate has swelled durin... SALT LAKE CITY - The LDS Church is one of six faith groups that have filed a joint "friend of the court" brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing a federal ruling that allows transgender students to use bathrooms matching their stated gender identity. Though Trump's penned actions - in line with his campaign promise of a "Muslim ban" - have been called into question with a nationwide stay issued by a judge Friday night, many at the rally said the court order did little to assuage their fears. "I am afr... Things seemed to be moving along, he said, and Abdalla's wife had her interview at the U.S. embassy and submitted her passport to U.S. officials in November - generally the last step in the process before a visa is granted. For three months, she's waited... SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A pair of gay rights advocacy groups said Thursday a judge should halt Utah state laws that discriminate against LGBT students by restricting talk about homosexuality in schools. This is good to hear: "Biskupski emphasized that immigrants and refugees are "safe and welcome in Salt Lake City."" My dog and I were in a late night walk. I really love it here. Buddy of mine has a package stolen off his porch today. Just sharing it here in case anyone recognizes the thief. Took this picture over the summer. I forget how awesome our capitol building is at night.