LGBT

Public restrooms of the future

Some legal experts, architects and social-equality activists are working to ensure gender-neutral restrooms will be an option in the future.


U celebrates Pride

The U’s Asia campus hosted its third annual Pride Week from May 13-17, while the U participated in Salt Lake City’s Pride Parade and festival this past weekend.


Humans of the U: Ermiya Fanaeian

“I’m a political organizer by nature and before I graduated from high school, I co-founded a non-profit organization called March for Our Lives Utah—working with young people across the country focusing on gun violence prevention. I’ve had amazing opportunities with legislators inviting me to talk about bills and what I find to be effective or not effective in the legislation they’re introducing.”


The U takes on TED

U faculty and undergrad are among the local luminaries who will present their ideas, stories and creative solutions at the 2018 TEDxSaltLakeCity next month.


INCLUSIVE EARTH

Geoscientists found a group that aims to facilitate a respectful dialogue about safety, bias, and diversity in their college.


PRIDE WEEK AT THE U

Musician Angel Haze to headline U’s Pride Week, events highlight LGBTQIA issues.


SCIENCE AND SAFER SCHOOLS FOR LGBT YOUTH

Associate Professor David Huebner talks about his new role with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.


FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY

Cliff Rosky’s transformation into a leading scholar on sexual orientation law at the U has been a personal journey set against a backdrop of historic change for LGBT civil rights in both Utah and the U.S.


SPRING BREAKERS TURN TO SERVICE

This week 143 University of Utah students will devote more than 5,000 hours of service around the western U.S. and Canada through the U’s Alternative Breaks program organized through the Bennion Community Services Center.


STUDENT STRIVING FOR EQUALITY AND SELF-DISCOVERY

A heartfelt discussion with honors student Georgie Zamantakis about their journey to self-discovery, the meaning of a college education and the importance of taking risks.