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Mayor Biskupski honors longtime LGBTQ activists with Key to the City on National Coming Out Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 11, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 - matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Biskupski honors longtime LGBTQ activists with Key to the City on National Coming Out Day

Today, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski honored longtime LGBTQ rights activist Kate Kendall and philanthropist Bruce Bastian with a Key to the City. The award was presented on National Coming Out Day, an annual LGBTQ day of awareness and action. 

Salt Lake City joins 31 jurisdictions in SCOTUS amicus brief supporting transgender students and Title IX

Today, Mayor Biskupski announced Salt Lake City was joining 31 other jurisdictions in an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of transgender students’ right to be free from discrimination at school, including the right to use restrooms and other sex-segregated facilities consistent with their gender identity. The brief was prepared by San Francisco and New York City, and was joined by Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, and two-dozen other cities, counties, and mayors.

 

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