History

With a vision of a fair and just Utah, Unity Utah was founded in 2001 by a group of visionary members of the Utah lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community. Unity Utah's initial goal was to increase the number of fair-minded elected officials holding office.

In an effort to better support its mission of securing equal rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Utahns and their families Unity Utah became Equality Utah Political Action Committee in 2004. At the same time, two other organizations were formed: Equality Utah and Equality Utah Foundation.

  • Equality Utah drafts legislation and coordinates lobby efforts to ensure its passage.
  • Equality Utah PAC focuses on endorsing and supporting candidates who are supportive of gay and transgender issues.
  • Equality Utah Foundation focuses on issues education designed to empower and activate people in the political process.

Sharing a single mission and vision, these three organizations continue to work on behalf of Utah's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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