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Study on Gender-Based Violence

We are working on a schedule for our focus groups on gender-based violence against sexual and gender minority (SGM) women (e.g., lesbian, bisexual, transgender). We are anticipating scheduling three different groups, one each for lesbian women, bisexual women, and transgender women with 8-10 participants in each and running about 2-hours each. We have some flexibility. Would holding the groups…

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Sorteo de Drive-up de Acción para el Dia de Gracias!!

Patrocinadores: Crossroads Urban Center y Harmons Neighborhood. Distributión de comida por coche 25 de Miércoles — 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Estacionamiento del estadio del Smith’s Ballpark (consulte las instrucciones a continuación) 77 West 1300 South (lado norte de 1300 South) Opciones de acceso directo disponibles Cómo funciona: Ingrese a Paxton Avenue desde West Temple.…

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Say Their Names: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Remembering those who lost their lives to transgender violence from 11/20/2019 to 11/20/2020 Candlelight Vigil and Reading of Names Tonight Project Rainbow and the Transgender Education Advocates (TEA) will be reading the names of those we have lost during a candlelight vigil. You are invited to watch virtually on Facebook Live from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Transgender Day of Remembrance…

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Utah Pride Center honors LGBTQ+ veterans with specially designed flag

Jonathan Foulk, Utah Pride Center associate executive director, left, and intern Erin Davies raise a newly designed LGBTQ+ veterans flag at the Utah Pride Center in Salt Lake City on Veterans Day Wednesday morning. “Queer people have served this country and have not only fought for LGBTQ+ rights but for the rights of all American…

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January SOSA Cycle

The Utah Pride Center is beginning a new cycle of Survivors of Suicide Attempt (SOSA) support group on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. This group provides a welcoming and safe space to express yourself and grow from your experience while building relationships. Currently, we use a virtual platform for our weekly meetings. “You can make connections…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over their lifetime, standing at the second most common cancer across genders. We all know someone who has been affected and together we’re stronger.  Something very close to our hearts this year especially! Check your boobies gals (and guys) and if you…

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From NPR: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

September 18, 20207:28 PM ET NINA TOTENBERGFacebookTwitter Bettmann/Corbis Doug Mills/AP Adam Nadel/AP C.J. Gunther/AP Getty Images Haraz Ghanbari/AP Jason Reed/Reuters /Landov Kevin Wolf/AP Ed Bailey/AP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was…

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B.W. Bastian Foundation

“I DO NOT BELIEVE THAT ANY HUMAN-BEING CAN BEHAPPY WITHOUT BEING TRUE TO HIMSELF, OR HERSELF.”BRUCE BASTIAN The BW Bastian Foundation Counseling Services department of the Utah Pride Center is arespite space for members of Utah’s LGBTQ+ community to find strength and comfort intheir greatest time of need. The gift of this Counseling Center, made…

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CDC: New Psychological Data

New psychological data shows the nation’s mental health is languishing, according to figures reported by the CDC. Suicidal ideation is up among young people since last year, with as many as one in four people ages 18 through 24 having seriously considered suicide in the 30 days preceding the survey, according to the report, in…

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Joshua Bravo interviewed by Jorge Rodriguez at KPCW radio (en español).

Listen to Joshua Bravo, Clinical Director for the Utah Pride Center as he is interviewed by Jorge Rodrigues on KPCW Radio (audio embedded below)! This year’s Utah Pride Parade and Festival will be taking place with some significant changes. In an effort to observe social distancing, the parade will be a vehicular parade, and a…

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Important Women’s Support Group reminder…

Important Women’s Support Group Reminder. Reminder: We will begin our next closed cycle starting this next Tuesday (8/20). Please join us next week, we would love to have you! Some of  topics we decided on for the next cycle are: Coping skills Self-worth Self-compassion Sex and masturbation Boundaries and healthy attachments Relationships Vulnerabilities How other…

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