The anti-discrimination ordinance passed in Logan Utah a while back (May 2010) leaves me feeling stress free today. Our landlord did a walk-through today while Dan and I were at work/school. Although I had a few passing worries, I don’t have to worry about being evicted due to my sexuality. You see, today is probably the day my landlord of about 5 years learned I am gay. How? There’s only one bed in this two-bedroom apartment and a few pictures of Dan and I around the house. If you want to know what it was like for this small town when the ordinance was proposed, watch this video clip.
And here’s a clip from the Logan City Council meeting. (They don’t hate gays and lesbians; they just really like straight people — the ones who make America great. Ironic, right?)
Rumor has it the group American Forever shut down their website after the LDS Church came out and said what they’re (the Rodriguez family) doing is not good.
Anti-discrimination laws are actually catching more attention in the state of Utah right now. Fox13 published an article, which claims anti-discrimination laws are good for business. They quoted Senate President Michael Waddoups as saying the statewide law isn’t really needed and that Utah is accepting of all cultures and all lifestyles. Hmm. I know a few people who might disagree…
I want to give a big shout out to all the people in Logan (and elsewhere) who made this possible. I don’t have to worry about being evicted from my apartment because of my sexuality. Let’s hope Utah passes a statewide anti-discrimination law so everyone in Utah will be protected from discrimination.