Equality & Diversity

The Salt Lake Chinese Choir brings people together from Provo to Ogden, but their influence reaches...
Erin Cox

First Chinese choir in Utah uses music to break cultural barriers

The Salt Lake Chinese Choir brings people together from Provo to Ogden, but their influence reaches farther than that. 
7 days ago
Empty swing set (Stock Photo, laterjay)...
Mary Culbertson

U of U study finds youth population in SLC lowest in over a century

A study recently published by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah concludes that Salt Lake City's youth population is lower than it has been in over a century.
13 days ago
Utah Pride Center's new Executive Director, Ryan Newcomb, giving a press conference Wednesday Nov. ...
Shelby Lofton

Utah Pride Center relaunches under new leadership after layoffs, temporary closure

The Utah Pride Center is under new leadership after financial troubles following the 2023 Pride parade. The new executive director addresses some of the biggest concerns the community has going forward, including earning their trust back.
25 days ago
Bryce Abplanalp (left) and Jeff Romney Wright (right) in front of their pride flag in their backyar...
Shelby Lofton

‘It’s just alarming’: Draper couple’s pride flag stolen five times

A Draper couple is worried about their family's safety after their pride flag has been stolen five times from their backyard.
27 days ago
Two-Spirits Powwow...
Erin Cox

Two-Spirit powwow shows Native American traditions of inclusion

Powwows have been a long-standing tradition but one ceremony on Friday celebrated certain members of Utah's community.
2 months ago
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Mike Anderson

Vandalism at two WSU campuses is just one example of rise in incidents across US

A second swastika found within about as many weeks on campuses of Weber State University has people in the Jewish community concerned about what they see as an increased tolerance for hate.
2 months ago
This week on Sunday Edition, Boyd Matheson sits down with Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers and Reverend Eug...

Sunday Edition: Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers & Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III

This week on Sunday Edition, Boyd Matheson sits down with Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers and Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III from The Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies.
3 months ago
The Pride Flag at the Pride Festival 2022....
Andy Rose and Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN

Californian store owner allegedly killed over hanging Pride flag, police say

A Southern California clothing store owner was shot and killed after an argument about a rainbow Pride flag hanging outside her business, police said
4 months ago
'Donate With Pride' sign...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com and Shelby Lofton, KSL TV.com

ARUP now begins accepting blood donations from gay and bisexual men

For the first time in about 30 years, gay and bisexual men may donate blood in Utah, as ARUP changed its screening questions to match a recent FDA decision.
5 months ago
This week on Sunday Edition, Boyd Matheson sits down with renowned educator and author Ian Rowe, Se...

Sunday Edition: Ian Rowe

This week on Sunday Edition, Boyd Matheson sits down with renowned educator and author Ian Rowe, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
5 months ago
One of the vandalized Pride flags. (Salt Lake City Police...
Michael Houck

Multiple Pride flags burned and vandalized in Salt Lake City, police say

Salt Lake City police are asking for tips after five Pride flags were burned or torn down from residents' homes Monday morning.
5 months ago
One of the special needs cowboys on a mechanical bull. (Aubrey Shafter, KSL TV)...
Aubrey Shafer

Bit n’ Spur Rodeo celebrates special needs cowboys and cowgirls

A large crowd gathered in the Desert Peak Complex on Saturday, to support those with special needs in their own rodeo event.
5 months ago
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis talks to the media at a conference titled "Celebrate the Faces of Israel"...
Jill Colvin, Associated Press

Anti-Trump video shared by DeSantis campaign is ‘homophobic,’ says a conservative LGBT group

A LGBT conservative group says a video shared by Ron DeSantis′ presidential campaign that slams rival Donald Trump for his past support of gay and transgender people “ventured into homophobic territory.”
5 months ago
The suspects burning the Pride flag outside the Reynolds family (Courtesy: Reynolds family)...
Brittany Tait

Utahns reporting multiple Pride flags stolen, with one burned

A Pleasant Grove family was awakened to their Pride flag on fire late Thursday night. 
5 months ago
Dylan Mulvaney seen here on June 11, in New York City broke her silence about the fallout that occu...
Clare Duffy, CNN

Dylan Mulvaney says Bud Light’s backlash response was ‘worse than not hiring a trans person at all’

Dylan Mulvaney on Thursday broke her silence about the fallout that occurred after the trans influencer made two Instagram posts sponsored by Bud Light earlier this year.
5 months ago
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Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com

St. George won’t appeal judge’s ruling allowing drag show event

The city of St. George will not appeal a federal judge's ruling that its decision to deny a permit for a drag show was in violation of the First Amendment.
5 months ago
In this image taken from video provided by the Colorado Judicial Branch, Anderson Lee Aldrich, left...
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press

Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ club mass killer gets life in prison, victim says ‘devil awaits’ defendant

The suspect who pleaded guilty in a 2022 mass shooting at a LGBTQ+ club in Colorado Springs has been sentenced to life in prison.
6 months ago
FILE - The LGBTQ+ pride flag flies beneath the American flag at the Stonewall National Monument, Oc...
Evin McGill, Associated Press

Court exempts Texas company from following anti-discrimination law protecting LGBTQ+ workers

A federal appeals court says a government agency cannot enforce anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination employment rules against a Texas company owned by a conservative Christian.
6 months ago
Juneteenth poster...
Katija Stjepovic

Juneteenth celebrations continue all across Utah

Juneteenth celebrations feature black-owned businesses, food trucks, music, and art exhibits, but there's a deeper meaning. 
6 months ago
A West High School employee holds a Pride flag and an updated Pride flag that includes colors for t...
Associated Press

St. George violated the First Amendment in denying a drag show permit, judge rules

The city of St. George must issue a permit for a Utah-based group that organizes drag performances to host an all-ages drag show in a public park.
6 months ago
FILE - A gay Ugandan couple cover themselves with a pride flag as they pose for a photograph in Uga...
Associated Press

US imposes visa restrictions for some Ugandans following adoption of anti-gay law

Washington is imposing visa restrictions for Ugandans it accuses of “undermining the democratic process” after the enactment of an anti-gay law in the East African country.
6 months ago
The person stealing the Pride flag from Ryan Silver front yard. (Courtesy: Ryan Silver)...
Mike Anderson

North Ogden Pride flag stolen and returned with apology note

A North Ogden man is showing gratitude towards a thief because he believes there may have been a change of heart.
6 months ago
FILE - U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee business meeting o...
Hannah Schoenbaum

North Carolina GOP censures Sen. Tillis for supporting LGBTQ+ rights, immigration policies

Republicans delegates in North Carolina have voted to censure the state’s senior U.S. senator for backing LGBTQ+ rights, immigration and gun violence policies.
6 months ago
One of the teens caught on camera stealing a Pride flag from a Sandy resident's home. (KSL TV)...
Andrew Adams

Sandy mayor, neighbors call for end to recent pattern of Pride flag thefts

Sandy's mayor and residents are calling for a recent pattern of Pride flag thefts to stop around the city and Salt Lake Valley.
6 months ago

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