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OUTreach director joins Family Acceptance Project

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 11 2014 - 5:49pm

OGDEN - Local efforts to address the need to keep youth from turning to homelessness now are drawing national resources to the area and are having international implications.Officials from the international Family Acceptance Project announced Tuesday that Rev. Marian Edmonds Allen, who has served two years as the director of OUTreach Resource...

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VIDEO: Arizona governor vetoes controversial bill opposed by gays

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
Feb 27 2014 - 8:06am

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses in the state to deny service to gays and lesbians if they felt that serving them would violate their religious rights.Gay rights advocates had denounced the legislation, labeling it a form of legalized discrimination, and Arizona's two GOP senators and...

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GALLERY: Protestors arrested at Utah Capitol

Utah Highway Patrol troopers arrest protesters who blocked the doors to the higher education committee hearings Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.  The protesters called for a statewide anti-discrimination law that protects sexual or gender orientation. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 6:04pm

LGBT activists block the door to the governor's office at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, as they demand that anti-discrimination bill SB 100 sponsored by Urquhart be heard.

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OUTreach Center director says kids kicked out of homes for being gay

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 9 2014 - 10:06pm

OGDEN -- Church leaders and members who worshiped Sunday in the faith of their choice are being asked today to choose to honor that faith by sticking up for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who are being kicked out of their homes.

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VIDEO: LGBT Expo offers support to those concerned about legality of same-sex marriage

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 10:09pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- Nancy and Camille Neider were among the lucky couples who squeezed vital business during the 17 days gay marriage was legal in Utah.Already married, the North Ogden couple used the time to quickly adopt son Beck, 9. All three Neiders on Tuesday attended the LGBT Expo sponsored by the OUTreach Resource Center, based in Ogden.

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Calif. schools prepare for first transgender rights law

Julie Watson, Lisa Leff, The Associated Press
Dec 26 2013 - 6:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

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GALLERY: Gay Couples Rush to Marry in Weber County

Gage Church, left, and Tim Sharp kiss at the Hampton Inn in Ogden after becoming the first gay couple to be legal married in Weber County on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Over 60 couples were married in hallways and side rooms of the hotel as they tried to beat a possible stay on the ruling to allow gay same-sex marriage in Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Benjamin Zack
Dec 23 2013 - 1:45pm

Over sixty couples got married at the Hampton Inn in downtown Ogden as they raced a possible stay against same-sex marriage on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Couples Seeking Wedding Licenses Turned Away

Jed Mecham, left, fills out an application for a marriage license on the back of his fiancé, Isaac Troyo, while waiting in the parking garage behind the Weber Center in Ogden on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. After the ban on same-sex marriage in Utah was ruled unconstitutional, hundreds of people waited in line to apply for a marriage license in Weber County, but they were turned away after being told that they could not access the building on a weekend due in part to security concerns. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Dec 21 2013 - 5:47pm

Hundreds of couples from around the state lined up outside of Weber County offices on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, the day after the same-sex marriage ban in Utah was overturned. After several hours of waiting, the couples were turned away over concerns about the logistics and safety of opening the building on a Saturday.

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VIDEO: Arizona governor vetoes controversial bill opposed by gays

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
Feb 27 2014 - 8:06am

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses in the state to deny service to gays and lesbians if they felt that serving them would violate their religious rights.Gay rights advocates had denounced the legislation, labeling it a form of legalized discrimination, and Arizona's two GOP senators and...

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VIDEO: LGBT Expo offers support to those concerned about legality of same-sex marriage

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 10:09pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- Nancy and Camille Neider were among the lucky couples who squeezed vital business during the 17 days gay marriage was legal in Utah.Already married, the North Ogden couple used the time to quickly adopt son Beck, 9. All three Neiders on Tuesday attended the LGBT Expo sponsored by the OUTreach Resource Center, based in Ogden.

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VIDEO: Box Elder teen seeks 'safe place' with Gay-Straight Alliance

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 4:13pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- In October, Box Elder High students Gloria and Bernadine Hammond proposed a Gay-Straight Alliance to the school board. The application was tabled at the time because the board was in the process of changing the school policy on noncurricular clubs, or banning the clubs altogether.The perception among the LGBT community and civil...

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GALLERY: Protestors arrested at Utah Capitol

Utah Highway Patrol troopers arrest protesters who blocked the doors to the higher education committee hearings Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.  The protesters called for a statewide anti-discrimination law that protects sexual or gender orientation. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 6:04pm

LGBT activists block the door to the governor's office at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, as they demand that anti-discrimination bill SB 100 sponsored by Urquhart be heard.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 10 2014 - 6:04pm


GALLERY: Gay Couples Rush to Marry in Weber County

Gage Church, left, and Tim Sharp kiss at the Hampton Inn in Ogden after becoming the first gay couple to be legal married in Weber County on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Over 60 couples were married in hallways and side rooms of the hotel as they tried to beat a possible stay on the ruling to allow gay same-sex marriage in Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Benjamin Zack
Dec 23 2013 - 1:45pm

Over sixty couples got married at the Hampton Inn in downtown Ogden as they raced a possible stay against same-sex marriage on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Couples Seeking Wedding Licenses Turned Away

Jed Mecham, left, fills out an application for a marriage license on the back of his fiancé, Isaac Troyo, while waiting in the parking garage behind the Weber Center in Ogden on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. After the ban on same-sex marriage in Utah was ruled unconstitutional, hundreds of people waited in line to apply for a marriage license in Weber County, but they were turned away after being told that they could not access the building on a weekend due in part to security concerns. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Dec 21 2013 - 5:47pm

Hundreds of couples from around the state lined up outside of Weber County offices on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, the day after the same-sex marriage ban in Utah was overturned. After several hours of waiting, the couples were turned away over concerns about the logistics and safety of opening the building on a Saturday.

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VIDEO: Arizona governor vetoes controversial bill opposed by gays

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
Feb 27 2014 - 8:06am

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses in the state to deny service to gays and lesbians if they felt that serving them would violate their religious rights.Gay rights advocates had denounced the legislation, labeling it a form of legalized discrimination, and Arizona's two GOP senators and...

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GALLERY: Protestors arrested at Utah Capitol

Utah Highway Patrol troopers arrest protesters who blocked the doors to the higher education committee hearings Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.  The protesters called for a statewide anti-discrimination law that protects sexual or gender orientation. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 6:04pm

LGBT activists block the door to the governor's office at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, as they demand that anti-discrimination bill SB 100 sponsored by Urquhart be heard.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 10 2014 - 6:04pm


VIDEO: LGBT Expo offers support to those concerned about legality of same-sex marriage

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 7 2014 - 10:09pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- Nancy and Camille Neider were among the lucky couples who squeezed vital business during the 17 days gay marriage was legal in Utah.Already married, the North Ogden couple used the time to quickly adopt son Beck, 9. All three Neiders on Tuesday attended the LGBT Expo sponsored by the OUTreach Resource Center, based in Ogden.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 8 2014 - 12:21am


GALLERY: Gay Couples Rush to Marry in Weber County

Gage Church, left, and Tim Sharp kiss at the Hampton Inn in Ogden after becoming the first gay couple to be legal married in Weber County on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Over 60 couples were married in hallways and side rooms of the hotel as they tried to beat a possible stay on the ruling to allow gay same-sex marriage in Utah. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Benjamin Zack
Dec 23 2013 - 1:45pm

Over sixty couples got married at the Hampton Inn in downtown Ogden as they raced a possible stay against same-sex marriage on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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GALLERY: Couples Seeking Wedding Licenses Turned Away

Jed Mecham, left, fills out an application for a marriage license on the back of his fiancé, Isaac Troyo, while waiting in the parking garage behind the Weber Center in Ogden on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. After the ban on same-sex marriage in Utah was ruled unconstitutional, hundreds of people waited in line to apply for a marriage license in Weber County, but they were turned away after being told that they could not access the building on a weekend due in part to security concerns. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Dec 21 2013 - 5:47pm

Hundreds of couples from around the state lined up outside of Weber County offices on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, the day after the same-sex marriage ban in Utah was overturned. After several hours of waiting, the couples were turned away over concerns about the logistics and safety of opening the building on a Saturday.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 21 2013 - 7:45pm


VIDEO: Box Elder teen seeks 'safe place' with Gay-Straight Alliance

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 4:13pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- In October, Box Elder High students Gloria and Bernadine Hammond proposed a Gay-Straight Alliance to the school board. The application was tabled at the time because the board was in the process of changing the school policy on noncurricular clubs, or banning the clubs altogether.The perception among the LGBT community and civil...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 25 2013 - 12:49am


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