Category Archives: LGBTQ

Navigating Holiday Family Gatherings as an LGBTQ Person

Authored by Whitney Hardman, Milestone House Manager and Lorri Lake, Family Therapist The holidays have a way of adding a little more food and a little more stress to each of our plates. If you are an LGBTQ person, it … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day 2017 is Wednesday, October 11th!

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Recreation Therapist National Coming Out Day is just around the corner, so let’s have a little chat about what that means, and how you can participate! Coming out, or coming out of the closet, … Continue reading

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Supporting LGBTQ Youth at Salt Lake County Youth Services

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Rec Therapist Salt Lake County Youth Services strives to provide an affirmative experience for the youth and families that access our services, regardless of race, economic status, religion, documentation status, sexual orientation, or gender … Continue reading

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Teach A Child To Fish

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor You have likely heard the proverb “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” The sentiment behind … Continue reading

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Queer Prom: Offering a Safe Space to Bust a Move

Authored by: by Ricky Vigil; Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Think back on your teenage years. Do you remember feeling misunderstood? Did you ever feel like you didn’t belong? Did social settings felt uncomfortable for you? Did you have … Continue reading

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