Category: Press

Press Reports for August/September 2015

Sep 28, 2015 Religion News Service about why Mormons still seek to cure their gayness. Conversion therapies don’t work, experts say, so why do gay Mormons still seek them out?   Sep 20, 2015 Provo Pride and MBB Hugging Booth http://www.sltrib.com/home/2968636-155/provo-pride-fest-boosts-lgbt-visibility   Sep 13, 2015 Anne McMullin Pfeffer wrote an Op-Ed for the Salt Lake Tribune about WCF meeting in… Read more →

Press Reports for July 2015

July 31, 2015 Sit With Me Sunday Scholarship listed in article about Utah Community Foundation. http://www.kcsg.com/view/full_story/26782995/article-The-Community-Foundation-of-Utah-awards-more-scholarships-than-ever-before?instance=more_local_news1 July 23, 2015 Erika Munson was interviewed for this story on the Miracle of Forgiveness. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2762815-155/lds-classic-miracle-of-forgiveness-fading July 18, 2015 Gigi Ballif Arrington’s letter to the Provo Herald about MBB marching in Provo Pride Parade. http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/local-guest-opinions/guest-opinion-lgbt-deserve-spot-in-provo-parade/article_fa46b652-fdaf-55c9-8b4f-0e8d43667f8e.html July 4, 2015 MBB is mentioned and there is… Read more →

Press Reports for June 2015

June 30, 2015 Doree Burt was interviewed about the Supreme Court ruling. http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/local/article_6388f05a-1eb4-11e5-9a59-6b93d5ddb047.html   June 19, 2015 MBB got a mention and a link to our website in the World Religion News. Mormons Attend Utah Pride Festival in Support of Equality   June 10, 2015 Huffington Post featured story on Mormons for Equality and also mentioned MBB. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/10/mormon-signs-utah-pride-festival_n_7555238.html?1433969375   June… Read more →

Press Reports for May 2015

May 26, 2015 City Weekly’s Pride issue includes Sara Jade and an account of marching with MBB in 2012. http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/my-first-march/Content?oid=2832155   May 26, 2015 Rodney Johnson’s letter to SL Tribune about MBB marching in Days of ’47. http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2553785-155/letter-parade-officials-need-to-catch   May 26, 2015 NewNowNext reported on MBB rejection from local parades. http://www.newnownext.com/lgbt-outreach-group-banned-from-mormon-parades/05/2015/   May 25, 2015 LGBTNation picked up the AP… Read more →

Press Reports for April 2015

April 16, 2015 Josh and Lolly Weed object to their inclusion in anti-gay Supreme Court amicus brief. MBB is mentioned. http://www.sltrib.com/home/2400859-155/mormon-couple-object-to-inclusion-in   April 12, 2015 MBB Hugging Booth in Phoenix is at about 1:21 in this video. http://www.azfamily.com/clip/11382001/phoenix-pride-festival Read more →

Press Reports for April 2015

  April 16, 2015 Josh and Lolly Weed object to their inclusion in anti-gay Supreme Court amicus brief. MBB is mentioned. http://www.sltrib.com/home/2400859-155/mormon-couple-object-to-inclusion-in   April 12, 2015 MBB Hugging Booth in Phoenix is at about 1:21 in this video. http://www.azfamily.com/clip/11382001/phoenix-pride-festival Read more →

Press Reports for March 2015

March 17, 2015 Apostle says Mormons are free to back gay marriage. http://www.sltrib.com/blogs/2301174-155/mormons-free-to-back-gay-marriage   March 12, 2014 KUTV report on reporting the signing of SB206. http://www.kutv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/Herbert-signs-landmark-antidiscrimination-bill-into-law-102286.shtml#.VQLiuI7F_6Y   March 12, 2015 KSL report on the signing of SB296. http://www.ksl.com/?sid=33803780&nid=757&title=gov-herbert-signs-anti-discrimination-bill-into-law&s_cid=queue-3   March 12, 2015 Fox 13 interviews of Erika Munson, Troy Williams and Elder L. Tom Perry. http://fox13now.com/2015/03/12/gov-herbert-signs-utahs-lgbt-non-discrimination-bill-into-law-as-supporters-cheer/   March 11,2015 Brookings and… Read more →

Press Reports for February 2015

Feb 27, 2015 Nothing about MBB in this article but it uses our picture. http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/the-prophetic-eric-moutsos/   Feb 27, 2015 Cultural Hall Podcast lists MBB women giving away flowers at the UT state capitol. http://www.theculturalhallpodcast.com/2015/02/mormon-news-report-27-february-2015/   Feb 27, 2015 Peggy Fletcher Stack wrote about MBB handing out flowers at the rally. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2227212-155/mormons-building-bridges-brings-to-capitol   Feb 27, 2015 Longer interview with Melanie Delton… Read more →

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… Read more →

Press Reports January 2015

    Jan 30, 2015 MBB is mentioned in this updated article. According to this, it’s okay to march in parades. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2118107-155/balancing-lgbt-religious-rights-wont-be    Jan 28, 2015 Doree Burt was interviewed by the Cache Valley Daily. http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/local/article_ab70a6fa-a714-11e4-a415-8be05cb194a6.html    Jan 12, 2015 Peggy Fletcher Stack wrote an article about Sit With Me Sunday scholarships. http://www.sltrib.com/lifestyle/faith/2049682-155/lgbt-mormons-can-apply-for-sit   Jan 12, 2015 Susan Mikesell is… Read more →