Celebrating Pride: Mayor Ralph Becker Holds Wedding Reception for Same-Sex Couples

Celebrating Pride: Mayor Ralph Becker Holds Wedding Reception for Same-Sex...
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With warmth and a welcome greeting, the wedding reception held on Sunday was a sincere gesture to let those couples know that their union is a blessing worth honoring. … read more

Pride Festival Recap

Pride Festival Recap
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Love equals love. That was the theme at this years Pride, and it couldn’t have been more fitting. The theme calls back to the 17 days—from December 20, 2013 to January 6, 2014—when same-sex couples could legally marry here in the state of Utah after Judge Robert J. Shelby struck down Amendment 3 as unconstitutional, and it draws attention to the current legal limbo same-sex couples have been stuck in as the appeals process against Judge Shelby’s ruling slowly grinds forward. But the love equals love theme does even more than that: It also calls to how things should be, how everyone should be treated and how important equality truly is.  … read more