• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story

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‘It can be really lonely’ — Finding LGBTQA support in Cache Valley

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘It can be really lonely’ — Finding LGBTQA support in Cache Valley

By Rebecca Wheatley LOGAN — She took her own life because she felt unwelcome in her own community. “Everywhere I’d turn I’d see the hatred that society had for us,” Ashley Hallstrom, a 26-year-old transgender woman, wrote in her final Facebook post ...

Same-sex marriage: Officially banned, acceptance growing even in Utah

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Katie Swain LOGAN—Cary Youmans and Reid Furniss met for the first time while still in high school in Idaho, helping a mutual friend make a movie spoof. Furniss was convinced the two would meet again. [caption id="attachment_9432" align="alignright" width="240"] CHILDHOOD FRIENDS ...

‘Justice and equality’—supporters of same-sex marriage rally in Logan

Monday, April 1st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

Story & Photos by Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—Shades of red decorated the steps of the historic Cache Country Courthouse as nearly 140 community members gathered in support of same-sex marriage equality and equal rights. “We are here to take a stand for justice ...

USU Gay-Lesbian center regroups as longtime director departs

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By D. Whitney Smith LOGAN—Maure Smith-Benanti, revered by many as a friend, adviser, advocate and to some a literal lifesaver, has left her post as LGBTQA program coordinator for USU’s Access and Diversity Center for a similar position at the University ...