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ACTION: Utah Legislative LGBT Town Hall Meeting Announced

January 15, 2011

This is a great opportunity to kick off the new year and become involved with organizations that have your interests at heart. These are local chapters and organizations committed to helping achieve equal rights for the LGBT citizens of Utah. Attend, listen, learn and act! As Martin Luther King Jr. once stated:

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.”

Each of these organizations are committed to helping fight the cause of unjust discrimination and inequality in the state of Utah.  They’re here to help, but they can’t do it alone.  They’re here to educate, support, and rally the states individuals into action.  In the end however, it’s up to us as individuals to fight for our rights and use the resources available to us to accomplish those goals. 

As a LGBT citizen of the State of Utah, if you want equal rights under the law, the freedom to marry the love of your life, adopt a child and not run the risk of being denied housing or being fired for your orientation YOU need to fight for those rights. YOU need to support organizations who support you, YOU need to show our legislators and civic leaders that YOU are not invisible and that YOU will not be discriminated against.–Phil Black

via Release Dorothy!.

  

Equality Utah

Utah Pride Center

ACLU

ACLU

Pride In Utah

 

Equality Utah, the ACLU of Utah, the Utah Pride Center and us here at PRIDEinUtah are co-hosting a townhall meeting for the LGBT community for everything going down this legislative session! Want to know what’s happening, where and who? Be there!

This should be a great event, highlighting everything we need to know about this leg session. From bills being run by us or against us, to which legislators need to hear from you, to what events are being held. Come show up, ask your questions, get informed and let’s show the Utah Legslature that This Is Our Voice!!

Tuesday, Jan 18th from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Moot Court Room at the SJ QUinney College of Law at the University of Utah

332 South 1400 East (University Street)

Salt Lake City, UT

via PRIDE in Utah » Utah Legislative LGBT Town Hall Meeting! Mark Your Calendars!.

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