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Empathy Line

This winter, the Utah Pride Center will launch its empathy hot line, which will provide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning individuals with resources, support and a listening ear. Currently, the Center is looking for volunteers age 18 and over for a number of tasks, including staffing the line and marketing. For more information contact Tiffanie Cole at 801-696-0074.

Anti-Tobacco Video

The Utah Pride Center is looking for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning Utahns who do not use tobacco products to participate in a photo shoot. The photos will be used in the Center’s new anti-tobacco campaign. This campaign will seek to educate members of the community about the health risks tobacco use poses to Americans of minority sexualities and gender identities. For more information about the shoot, contact Makeda Meeks at 801-539-8800 ex. 18 or [email protected].

Life is Grand in Genderland

Genderland, the Utah Pride Center’s group for transgender, genderqueer and gender variant youth and their allies, meets every Tuesday at the Utah Pride Center’s TINT youth center from 3–7 p.m. There, youth ages 14–20 can socialize, play games and listen to the occasional guest speaker among like-minded youth who, as the Center explains, “find typical gender boxes too restrictive.” The TINT is located on the Utah Pride Center’s campus at 361 N. 300 West.

Our Store Weekly Specials

Our Store: Your Thrift Alternative, a secondhand store run by the People With AIDS Coalition of Utah, will offer the following discounts throughout January:

Jan. 8–14

25 percent off all artwork

Jan. 15–21

All books $.50

Jan. 22–28

25 percent off all furniture

Jan. 29–Feb. 4

25 percent off all dishes

All proceeds benefit PWACU’s programs. Our Store is located at 358 S. 300 East. It is open Monday–Friday from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and 10 a.m –6 p.m. on weekends. For more information visit YourThriftAlternative.org or call 801-819-7884.

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