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  1. Salt Lake City Dedicates Harvey Milk BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    Milk was the first openly gay elected official of a major U.S. City. He was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977 on a pledge to back gay and lesbian rights.


  2. Salt Lake City To Rename Street After Gay Rights Icon Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    After about an hour of public comment, Salt Lake City council on Tuesday voted unanimously to rename a street after Harvey Milk. Milk was the first openly gay elected official of a major U.S. City.


  3. Utah Bill Would Create Second-Class Marriages For Gay CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    Utah State Rep. LaVar Christensen, a Republican from Draper, has filed a bill that purports to give the state the right to ignore the Supreme Court's June finding that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry. Christensen's bill, titled Sovereign Marriage Authority, seeks to give Utah sole authority over such matters as marriage, child welfare and adoption within its borders.


  4. Hartford, Inglewood, Cambridge Named Queerest Cities In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    "Progressive Connecticut was not only one of the first states to have same-sex marriage; it also protects residents with nondiscrimination for sexual orientation and gender identity in adoption. Points go to Hartford for its Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Chamber , its well-attended Out Film CT that's the longest-running film festival in the state, and its revolving door of stadium shows like this year's Janet Jackson show at the XL Center," editors wrote of Hartford .


  5. Jackie Biskupski Sworn In As Salt Lake City's First Openly Gay MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    Roughly 500 people attended her swearing in ceremony on the steps of the Salt Lake City County Building, KSL reported . She was sworn in by Salt Lake County Presiding Judge Shauna Graves-Robertson.


  6. 'Newlyweds: The First Year' Returns Sunday; Includes Gay Couple With Mormon TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    Bravo's reality series Newlyweds: The First Year returns Sunday. Appearing in season 3 is a Utah couple with Mormon ties.


  7. Kevin Swanson: Homosexuality 'Destroys Nations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    Swanson denounced Mormonism as a "sham religion" and said that Biskupski's election shows that homosexuality is just "the tip of the iceberg" while other sins such as child molestation and porn addiction "hide under the water." "It's also interesting that the current mayor of Salt Lake City, Ralph Becker, is also pro-homosexual," Swanson said .


  8. Jackie Biskupski Elected Salt Lake City's First Openly Gay MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    An official tally released Wednesday shows Biskupski winning the race with 51.5 percent of the vote to incumbent Ralph Becker's 48.5 percent, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. Unofficial results from the November 3 election showed Biskupski leading Becker, who refused to concede until an official count was announced.


  9. Thousands Quit Mormon Church To Protest Anti-Gay PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    An estimated 2,500 people attended a Salt Lake City rally on Saturday to protest a new Mormon Church policy that targets gays and their children. The policy change sparked an outcry that led to roughly 1,000 people submitting letters of resignation online.


  10. Mormon Church Takes Steps To Oust Married Gays And Their ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this week disseminated changes to the Mormon handbook to local church leaders. Under the changes, gay married Mormon will be considered apostates, which could lead to excommunication.


  11. Gay Candidate Jackie Biskupski Leads Ralph Becker In Salt Lake City Mayoral RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    Two-term Mayor Ralph Becker has yet to concede. He did compliment Biskupski Tuesday night on a hard-fought campaign, but called the results preliminary, according to the Salt Lake Tribune .


  12. Rafael Cruz: A Goal Of The Gay Rights Movement Is To 'Legalize Pedophilia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    Rafael Cruz, father of Texas Senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, on Wednesday stated that a goal of the LGBT community is to "legalize pedophilia." Political Research Associates published video of Cruz's remarks, which he made while speaking to J. Lester Feder of BuzzFeed News at the World Congress of Families taking place in Salt Lake City.


  13. Salt Lake City Considers Naming Street For Gay Rights Icon Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    Salt Lake City is considering naming a street in the memory of slain politician and gay rights activist Harvey Milk. According to the AP, the proposal, which the city could act on before the end of the year, calls for placing Harvey Milk Boulevard near streets named for civil rights icons such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Cesar Chavez.


  14. Tyler Glenn Says Being Out Has Positively Affected His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    Tyler Glenn, the frontman for the Utah-based rock band Neon Trees who came out gay last year, says being out has positively affected his life. "Yes.


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