Equality Utah - Equality Utah Issues

Equality Utah Issues

Equality Utah works to secure equal rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Utahns and their families. Toward this mission, Equality Utah drafts legislation and coordinates efforts to ensure its passage; lobbies legislators and other elected officials; builds coalitions, educates, empowers and energizes individuals and organizations to actively participate in the political process.


Employers should make hiring decisions based on a person’s job performance, work experience, and education, not on whom they love. 

LGBTQ Families

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people become parents because they want to provide a stable loving home to their children.

Victim Targeting

Hate crimes happen when someone is targeted because of an important part of their identity.


No young person should feel unsafe at school or in their community because of their orientation or gender identity.

Transgender Utahns

A transgender person is someone who knows on a deep level that their gender is different from the sex they were born with.

Suicide Prevention

We can all make life better for by addressing mental health concerns for LGBTQ youth in Utah.

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How Can I Help?

Everyone can play a role in building our community. You can support Equality Utah's efforts in the following ways:

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