Mormons Building Bridges http://kuer.org en Days of '47 Again Rejects Mormons Building Bridges Entry http://kuer.org/post/days-47-again-rejects-mormons-building-bridges-entry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.daysof47.com/" target="_blank">Days of ’47</a> parade has once again turned down a request to allow the group Mormons Building Bridges to participate in the annual event on Pioneer Day.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:44:19 +0000 Dan Bammes 47634 at http://kuer.org Days of '47 Again Rejects Mormons Building Bridges Entry Married Couples Celebrated at SLC's Pride Parade http://kuer.org/post/married-couples-celebrated-slcs-pride-parade <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Thousands of people lined the streets for Salt Lake City’s Pride Parade on Sunday.&nbsp; The grand marshals were the plaintiffs in <em>Kitchen versus Herbert</em> the court case that struck down Utah’s laws on same-sex marriage in December.&nbsp; The decision was stayed while it’s appealed to the 10<sup>th</sup> Circuit, but hundreds of couples who were married during the seventeen days the ruling was in effect were right up front in the parade.</p> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 21:25:01 +0000 Dan Bammes 47488 at http://kuer.org Married Couples Celebrated at SLC's Pride Parade Mormons Building Bridges Back for Utah Pride Festival http://kuer.org/post/mormons-building-bridges-back-utah-pride-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Same-sex couples who were legally married after a federal court decision last December will be honored guests in this year’s Utah Pride Festival Parade, and a group of Mormons who’ve been part of the festival for the past two years will be back as well.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:08:23 +0000 Dan Bammes 47206 at http://kuer.org Mormons Building Bridges Back for Utah Pride Festival Mormons Building Bridges Excluded from Days of '47 Parade http://kuer.org/post/mormons-building-bridges-excluded-days-47-parade <p>Mormons Building Bridges was last year’s largest entry in Salt Lake City’s annual Pride Parade. But the group’s request to have a modest presence in the Days of ’47 Parade this year has been turned down.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 19:56:40 +0000 Dan Bammes 45979 at http://kuer.org Mormons Building Bridges Excluded from Days of '47 Parade Marriage Controversy Could Upstage Anti-Discrimination Bill http://kuer.org/post/marriage-controversy-could-upstage-anti-discrimination-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A group that’s worked to include gay people in the Mormon community will be holding public conversations next week about an anti-discrimination bill being proposed in the upcoming legislative session.&nbsp; But one opponent of the bill thinks the recent controversy over gay marriage could get in the way.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:35:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 40763 at http://kuer.org Marriage Controversy Could Upstage Anti-Discrimination Bill Group Supporting LGBT Mormons Hopes Exhibit Fosters Discussion http://kuer.org/post/group-supporting-lgbt-mormons-hopes-exhibit-fosters-discussion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The group Mormons Building Bridges plans to attend the opening of the<a href="https://history.lds.org/event/norman-rockwell-bsa-exhibit?lang=eng"> Norman Rockwell exhibit at the LDS Church Museum</a> this afternoon. The paintings on display showcase Rockwell’s relationship with the Boy Scouts of America.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:58:08 +0000 Dan Bammes 32688 at http://kuer.org Group Supporting LGBT Mormons Hopes Exhibit Fosters Discussion