Self Care

Self Care

Self Care If you are anything like us here at the Pride Center, you might be stressing about your safety as the pandemic protocols end, dealing with the ongoing stress of the isolation that the pandemic came with, and giddy with excitement as PRIDE celebrations draw near. Not to mention the anxiety of all these …

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Being A Friend

“Hi! My name is Lewis (he/him/his).  I’m a friend of our beautiful QUEER community!  Being a friend means someone who supports a special group!  Like this little nerd (my ?). But simply calling myself a friend is not enough. I need to be active and you should too.  Come join the Utah Pride Center June 1st through June 7th.  COME OUT and support OUR rainbow ? community!”

Recruitment Flyer Transgender Health

University of Utah Focus Groups

University of Utah Focus Groups Are you a transgender adult in Utah who has experienced suicidality? Researchers at the University of Utah need your input to betterunderstand the experiences of transgender people who have experienced suicidal thoughts or attempted suicide. Participants will meet virtually for a confidential group discussion about risks for mental health problems …

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Black Lives Matter with 9-color-rainbow colors.

Exactly One Year Ago…

In 2020 George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pronounced dead after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for several minutes, despite Floyd’s repeated protests that he could not breathe. Wide circulation of a bystander’s video of Floyd’s last minutes triggered massive demonstrations in cities throughout the United States and across the …

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Cover art for the YA novel titled Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan.

Utah Pride Center’s MH Team’s Suggested Summer Book Series

Utah Pride Center’s MH team suggested summer book series starts with this adorable and charming queer young adult novel.  School is about to end for this academic year and with summer starting, we hope our young readers will enjoy a warm, and safe summer by catching up on some reading…books are a uniquely portable magic.  …

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Mental Health Awareness Month. As we come to the end of May, we wanted to provide some tips to making mental health a priority. Members of the LGBTQIA+ community aren't inherently more prone to mental illness - rather, we exist in a system and culture that contributes ro distress, which can lead to experiences of anxiety, depression, or PTSD.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month Members of the LGBTQ+ community are 3 times as likely to experience mental health problems than their cis straight counterparts. It’s also estimated that LGBTQ+ people are 2.5 times more likely to experience depression, anxiety, and substance abuse, according to a GLAAD study. Read more about the importance of Mental Health on …

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THANK YOU

A STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH UTAH EDUCATORS, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES WHO ARE STRIVING FOR INCLUSIVE, KIND, EMPATHETIC EDUCATION

The Utah Pride Center adds its voice to the many other Utah Organizations, Educators, Parents and Communities who are concerned and disappointed by the resolution approved by the Utah House and Senate regarding “Critical Race Theory”. This is a resolution born out of fear and a lack of understanding about issues of race, racism, and …

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