The Daily Utah Chronicle

Reese: The LDS Church has a White Nationalist Problem

Reese: The LDS Church has a White Nationalist Problem

By Isaac Reese

September 10, 2019

  White nationalist activity is on the rise in the United States, and the state of Utah is no exception. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah’s most dominant religious and cultural influence, has always had fringe white nationalists within its membership, many of whom first ...

Scott: Stealing Pride Flags is an Act of Hate

Scott: Stealing Pride Flags is an Act of Hate

By Elise Scott

June 24, 2019

  Throughout the month of June, pride flags have fluttered in front of many Utah homes and businesses, symbols of support for the LGBTQ community and celebration of its perseverance in an often-unfriendly world. Project Rainbow, a local nonprofit, delivers and plants these pride flags across the ...

LGBTQ Alumni Look Back At Life Under the BYU Honor Code

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 13, 2019

  Brigham Young University has lately been rife with opposition and disapproval towards their honor code, a document that every one of their students must sign and abide by which outlines behavioral standards that align with the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On...

The U and BYU Share A Founder, But Similarities Stop There

The U and BYU Share A Founder, But Similarities Stop There

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 12, 2019

  Brigham Young University has recently come under scrutiny for their honor code, including their severe disciplinary actions toward reported students. On April 12, BYU students and alumni gathered on campus to protest against the honor code. The tenor of these protests isn't a call to eradicate...

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal

June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction, this book was already in need of something that could catch my eye. Nonetheless, I approached ...

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

By Alaikia Marielle

April 21, 2019

  From YouTubers Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, “Banging Book Club” is the witty and honest book club podcast about all things sex and gender. “Banging Book Club” is a discussion between three longtime friends and collaborators, stating, “Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in ...

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

By Josh Petersen

April 4, 2019

  When HB399, a bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors, was proposed in the 2019 Utah State Legislative Session, there was reason to be hopeful. In its original form, the bill won support from several key groups involved in the fight for equality, including the Human Rights Campaign,...

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

By Palak Jayswal

March 21, 2019

  Last week the LOVELOUD foundation announced the lineup for their 2019 festival, which will take place on June 29 at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. It will be the third annual festival hosted by this organization.  The lineup for this year’s festival includes Kesha as the head...

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

LGBTQ Youth Sat in Front of Governor’s Office Demanding an Apology. They Got One.

By Christina Giardinelli

March 8, 2019

  A group of LGBTQ youth advocates staged a sit-in at the Utah state capitol on Thursday and were later joined by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. The group of about 30 teens who identified as LGBTQ had spent the afternoon outside of Gov. Gary Herbert’s office demanding that he apologize for the death...

Pride Flag Torn in Front of Restaurant Co-owned by State Senator Derek Kitchen

Pride Flag Torn in Front of Restaurant Co-owned by State Senator Derek Kitchen

By Miacel Spotted Elk

February 17, 2019

  A pride flag hanging outside Laziz Kitchen in Central Salt Lake was found torn, appearing to be ripped off by an unnamed individual, this past week on Feb. 11, 2019. Laziz Kitchen is owned by Utah State Senator Derek Kitchen, a former University of Utah alumnus, and his partner Moudi Sb...

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