GRAPHIC: Why Corroon’s Budget Proposal Works

| November 9, 2012

There’s been quite a bit of hype today after outgoing-Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon unveiled his 2013 budget proposal, which include a property tax raise. Check out the graphic below to see how and why the budget works. Graphic courtesy of the SLCO Mayor’s Office Thanks to current conservative rhetoric, the words “Tax Hike” […]

Waddoups’ “Doughnut Hole” Redistricting A Gerrymandered-Disgrace

| June 17, 2011

Utah – Earlier this week at the Redistricting Committee Hearing, Senate President Michael Waddoups revealed his new “Doughnut Hole” map for Utah’s 4 congressional districts. He claims that he’s trying to listen to the people, but instead he’s created the most gerrymandered option yet. Waddoups’ initial plan was to support the “pizza pie” option, which […]

Transgender Woman Mocked At Utah DMV, Forced To Scrub Off Makeup

| March 26, 2011

UPDATE: State denies the discrimination happened, but the victim speaks out and says otherwise. See here. Salt Lake City, Utah – Not a highlight of our state. On Thursday this week, a transgender woman entered a local DMV to renew her license only to find half the staff mocking and ridiculing her, including security forcing […]

New LGBT Crisis Hotline Opens In Utah – Needs Volunteers This Weekend!

| January 13, 2011

  A new crisis hotline called the “GLBT Empathy Line” is opening in Utah under the direction of  Melanie Squire. Their first training is this Saturday starting at 7am. Do your good deed for the year, show up and help our teens out! The GLBT Empathy Line will focus on helping members of the LGBT community […]

SLC School Board May Refuse to Add Fully Inclusive Non-Discrimination Policies

| December 7, 2010

Salt Lake City, Utah – The Salt Lake School Board is meeting tonight to take action on 2 different items, anti-bullying policies and non-discrimination for teachers. While they aim to protect children, the board may be switching to non-inclusive policies for teachers. The good and the bad. The school board is set to vote on a […]

‘It Gets Better’ Video Message From SLC Library Employees

| November 11, 2010

Salt Lake City, UT – Employees of the Salt Lake City Library have put together an amazing It Gets Better video. Watch it below and please share! Thanks to @ryanmer for pointing this out to us! Please share this with as many people as you can!

'It Gets Better' Video Message From SLC Library Employees

| November 11, 2010

Salt Lake City, UT – Employees of the Salt Lake City Library have put together an amazing It Gets Better video. Watch it below and please share! Thanks to @ryanmer for pointing this out to us! Please share this with as many people as you can!