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LGBT rights in Utah - Wikipedia


Rights for Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Utah became increasingly enacted during 2014, despite the state's reputation as socially conservative and highly religious. Sa...

Equality Utah - Our Families


Marriage equality on a national level ensures that LGBTQ couples are ... Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people become parents because they want to ... Become an advocate for fairness and help ensure all Utahns are treated the way  ...

LGBTQ Adoption | Independent Adoption Center


There are only two states where no LGBT family may adopt: Mississippi and Utah . Some states will not allow you to adopt as ...

LGBTQ Advocacy | Chris Wharton Law


Chris Wharton Law is one of the leading LGBTQ advocacy firms in Utah. ... Adjudicated the first common law marriage for a same-sex couple in Utah (and one ... 13" after being arrested for protesting LGBTQ rights at the Utah State Legislature.

Who can adopt/foster? - AdoptUSKids


While most adults qualify to foster and adopt, eligibility requirements vary between ... AdoptUSKids provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ...

Our Adoption and Foster Care Work - Family Equality Council


Adoption is one of the primary ways that LGBT parents create families, ... prohibit same-sex couples from jointly adopting (Utah, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ... We advocate for state legislation that supports the ability of LGBT people to create ...

Utah panel blocks bill to ensure LGBT equality in adoption, foster care


Feb 24, 2016 ... A proposal to ensure the equal treatment of Utah's married gay couples ... the right to continue to teach and advocate for the principles and "family ... "This is really about people and about children being loved," Romero said.

Utah Finally Lifts Stay on Adoptions By Same-Sex ... - The Advocate


Oct 24, 2014 ... Equal marriage has won back parental rights for the Beehive State's same-sex couples seeking adoptions.

Gay and Lesbian Adoption and Parenting | Nolo.com


The legal rights of same-sex parents, from adoption to coparenting to second parent ... A few states, such as Mississippi and Utah, bar same-sex partners from adopting. ... Education Fund (www.lambdalegal.org), and Gay and Lesbian Advocates ... nonbiological parent) is most likely to become an issue if a same- sex couple ...

Activists react as Utah Supreme Court gets involved in same-sex ...


May 17, 2014 ... He said there's too much confusion as Utah's law is being tested in federal and ... Topics: adoptions, amendment Three, gay marriage and utah ...

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Equality Utah - In a national first, LGBT advocates sue Utah schools ...


Nov 7, 2016 ... Culture of silence' • Equality Utah says curriculum laws barring discussions of ... In a national first, LGBT advocates sue Utah schools over 'anti-gay' laws ... and long-term negative impacts on their health and well-being.” ... He says he was barred from talking about his uncle's same-sex marriage at sc...

Utah Adoption - Adoption | Laws.com


The Utah adoption requirements are very strict, and §78B-6-117(3), A child may not ... According to Section 3, same sex couples cannot register for UT adoption.

Gay Rights Advocates Vow to Fight Utah Bill on Adoptions - The ...


Jan 30, 2016 ... Gay Rights Advocates Vow to Fight Utah Bill on Adoptions. By THE ... if they had a relationship with the child, like being relatives or neighbors.