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Kaitlyn Mahoney walks by customers at Under the Umbrella Bookstore in Salt Lake City on Nov. 28, 2021 (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Torres: We Need Queer Spaces More Than Ever

By Gaby Torres, Opinion Writer April 8, 2022

  With the override of House Bill 11, trans girls are barred from playing sports. This legislation is harmful to everyone, and LGBTQ+ Utahns need community now more than ever. Building queer spaces...

Aathaven Tharmarajah, Niki Rahimi and Carson Peasley in Illyria. (Courtesy Todd Collins Photography)

Sail To Far Away Lands in Department of Theatre Production ‘Illyria’

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer April 2, 2022

  Get swept away in the University of Utah Department of Theatre's production of "Illyria." Based on the legendary comedy, "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, this production will have you...

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Queer Tragedy: ‘Happy Never Afters’ in Film Media

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor February 26, 2022

  Although queer representation in film media has been on the rise in recent years, one truth appears to remain static: queer people can not catch a break. From untimely deaths and so-close-yet-so-far...

Still from The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (Courtesy Sundance Film Festival)

Sundance: Re-Release of ‘The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love’ Opens Fully Virtual Festival

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer January 21, 2022

  After originally premiering at Sundance Film Festival in 1995, "The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love" returns as part of this year's online “pre-fest,” the first screening...

John Cameron Mitchell as Hedwig in the Origin of Love Tour

‘The Origin of Love’ at Utah Presents Illuminates the Songs and Stories of John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘Hedwig’

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer December 8, 2021

  After two years of waiting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, "The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig" showed at Utah Presents this Friday, Dec. 4 at Kingsbury Hall as a 20th Anniversary...

Screenshot from Stumptown season one trailer. (Courtesy Rotten Tomatoes TV)

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 88: ‘Stumptown’

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 18, 2021

  Based on the comic series by Greg Rucka, “Stumptown” is a detective-crime series that follows Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders), an army veteran who is struggling with PTSD, as she becomes a private...

Screenshot from Marvel Studios Loki official trailer on Disney+.(Courtesy Marvel Entertainment)

Loki Has Always Been Queer — Why are Fans so Shocked?

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 6, 2021

  “Loki” is Marvel Studios’ newest limited series release, revolving around major supervillain Loki (Tom Hiddleston), who is better known as Thor’s adopted brother. This series follows...

Still from the film Cicada. (Courtesy Damn These Heels Film Festival)

‘Damn These Heels’ LGBTQ+ Film Festival Gives Platform to Unique Voices

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 30, 2021

  After an unusual year, the "Damn These Heels" Queer Film Festival returns July 9-18 with both in-person and virtual content and events showcasing 50 feature-length and short films. The annual...

Poster for the Queer Spectra Arts Festival 2021: The Queer and Now. (Courtesy Queer Spectra Arts Festival)

The Queer & Now: The Queer Spectra Arts Festival Returns

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 21, 2021

  The third annual Queer Spectra Arts Festival, held May 22-23, 2021, is welcoming 43 LGBTQ+ artists from 13 different countries to showcase their work in a virtual celebration. This year’s theme...

Gizhibaa Giizhig | Revolving Sky (Courtesy of All My Relations Collective)

At Play With the Collective: All My Relations Take on Collaborative Theatre Work

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 21, 2021

I was first introduced to the All My Relations Collective through a discussion they held for the University of Utah Department of Theatre last fall. Immediately, I was in awe at how such smart and creative...