Press Reports for June 2014

Press Reports for June 2014

June 18, 2014

Doree Burt talks on Utah Public Radio with Troy Williams and Kyle LaMalfa about Days of 47.

http://upr.org/post/days-47-parade-wednesdays-access-utah

 

June 13, 2014

Pink News in the United Kingdom reported on MBB and the Days of 47.

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/06/13/us-salt-lake-city-councillors-to-boycott-mormon-parade-over-exclusion-of-gays/

 

June 12, 2014

Original article on MBB in a blog called ReadWave.

http://www.readwave.com/mormon-love-is-spoken-here_s46946

 

June 12, 2014

Buzzfeed says interest in Mormonism will wane with the recent excommunications.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/the-mormon-moment-is-finally-really-over

 

June 12, 2014

MBB in mentioned in this article under tumultuous times for the Mormon Church.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/mormon-activists-who-pushed-for-acceptance-of-women-gays-thr

 

June 11, 2014

Huffington Post tweeted out last year’s picture in the parade.

 

June 11, 2014

Tribune reports on Days of 47’s last statement on MBB’s parade entry.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58052993-78/parade-committee-council-friendly.html.csp

 

June 11, 2014

KUTV reported that Days of 47 will not reconsider their decision.

http://kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_11878.shtml

 

June 10, 2014

Article in Tribune mentions Mormons in good standing.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58046384-82/police-officer-sltrib-pride.html.csp

 

June 10, 2014

An account of Josh Weber’s march with MBB in the Pride Parade 2014.

 

June 10, 2014

Erika is interviewed by Christopher Smart.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046273-78/parade-council-letter-bridges.html.csp

 

June 9, 2014

ABC 4 News video shows Scouts, MBB, and new Provo Pride group.

http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/salt-lake-citys-gay-pride-festival-makes-history/24064/PA-vmcB3okWcbWE3ifwinw

 

June 10, 2014

Southern Utah news about Sen. Debakis and MBB

http://www.kcsg.com/view/full_story/25266861/article-Senator-Dabakis-of-the-Utah-State-Senate-Will-Not-be-Marching-in-the-Days-of-47-Parade?instance=more_local_news1

 

June 10, 2014

Zion Social tells all about Pride but used last year’s picture of MBB.

http://zionsocialnewsnetwork.com/?p=956

 

June 9, 2014

MBB is at the very end of this video.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033220-78/pride-parade-gay-utah.html.csp

 

June 9, 2014

Charlie Luke speaks out for MBB in an Op-Ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58045827-82/parade-council-letter-bridges.html.csp

 

June 8, 2014

Jewish blog, One Equal World, writes about MBB and the Days of 47.

 

June 8, 2014

MBB is in a story about the Pride parade but no pictures.

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604764/Gay-marriage-issue-pumps-up-Utah-Pride-Parade.html

 

June 8, 2014

LGBTQ Nation wrote a story about the entire parade and MBB. The same story ran in the Republic in Indiana.

http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2014/06/salt-lake-city-lgbt-pride-participants-energized-by-bright-future/

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/1017c2ff23e74ef3ada9e9579b3b0196/UT–Gay-Pride-Parade-Utah

 

June 8, 2014

LDS Church statement about MBB’s request to be in Days of 47.

http://www.daysof47.com/docs/2014-Days-Parade-Entry-Statement.pdf

 

June 8, 2014

Dan Bammas interviews Ann Simmons during the parade.

http://kuer.org/post/married-couples-celebrated-slcs-pride-parade

 

June 8, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune report and video on Pride Parade 2104.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033220-78/pride-parade-gay-iframe.html.csp

 

June 7, 2014

St George Spectrum says the Days of 47 should reverse their decision on MBB’s enty.

http://www.thespectrum.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/06/07/view/10187059/

 

June 7, 2014

SLC City Council went ahead and wrote the letter asking for MBB to be allowed in the Days of 47 Parade.

http://www.ksl.com/?sid=30207332&nid=148&fm=most_popular&s_cid=popular-4

 

June 7, 2014

MBB was mentioned but not shown in this report by Fox 13.

 

June 7, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune editorial on MBB and the Days of 47 controversy.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58032830-82/parade-aclu-controversy-sltrib.html.csp

 

June 6, 2014

Deseret News interviewed Erika Munson and reviewed the history of the SLC Pride Festival.

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604709/Pride-weekend-in-Salt-Lake-City-focused-on-making-connections.html?pg=1

 

June 6, 2014

The Herald Journal in Logan, Utah interviewed Doree Burt about this year’s Pride.

http://news.hjnews.com/allaccess/mormons-building-bridges-members-attending-salt-lake-city-pride-festival/article_cccb28e8-edd3-11e3-b746-001a4bcf887a.html

 

June 5, 2014

Ozymandias wrote a very kind article about MBB, Mitch Mayne and others.

http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/mormons-embracing-gays-even-when-their-church-wont/31478.article

 

June 4, 2014

KCENTV story on MBB marching in gay pride again.

http://www.kcentv.com/story/18695266/utah-gay-pride-parade-draws-hundreds-of-mormon-participants

 

 

June 4, 2014

KCPW talked to John Mejia about MBB and the SLC City council.

http://kcpw.org/blog/the-rundown/2014-06-04/rundown-aclu-utah-legal-director-john-mejia-city-council-days-47-letter/

 

June 3, 2014

ACLU cries foul on SLC City Council boycotting Days of 47.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58022660-78/parade-council-aclu-letter.html.csp

 

June 3, 2014

Erika Munson talked to Dan Bammas on KUER this morning.

http://kuer.org/post/mormons-building-bridges-back-utah-pride-festival

 

This is from Dec 2013 but I just found it.  This is a quote in the comments.

Commenter says Carol Lynn Pearson and the people behind Mormons Building Bridges saved his/her life.

http://www.deseretnews.com/user/comments/865593091/Heroic-act-is-a-lesson-on-intervening-with-people-considering-suicide.html#cId_28524630

 

This is a report I think I missed in June 2012.

It says that MBB caused Shock and Awe when we marched the first time.

http://telestialstate.com/2012/06/04/mormons-shock-and-awe-with-march-in-pride/

 

May 9, 2014

The Daily Universe at BYU wrote a story about the Days of 47 controversy.