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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  ...

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...

Our Adoption and Foster Care Work - Family Equality Council


Adoption is one of the primary ways that LGBT parents create families, ... restrict same-sex couples from accessing second-parent adoption (Utah, Nebraska, ... We advocate for state legislation that supports the ability of LGBT people to create ...

Second-Parent Adoption Laws - Family Equality Council


Advocacy · Equality Maps · Resources · Family Stories ... Foster care non- discrimination laws protect LGBT foster parents from ... Other states ban adoption by unmarried couples, effectively resulting in a ... Utah prohibits unmarried couples from fostering. ... Access to joint adoption may require being in a legall...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.