Provo’s growing gay pride festival surprised many fans headed to the BYU football game

  By Scott D. Pierce It’s hard to say which group of football fans was more surprised to see a gay pride festival in Provo — the visitors from Wisconsin or the BYU faithful. But a lot of people driving by the Provo Pride Festival had, shall we say, quizzical

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Provo will host LGBT pride festival this month

SL Tribune – It’s the death knell for Utah stereotypes: A group that includes BYU students banded together to launch an LGBT pride festival in Provo. On Sept. 21 at Memorial Park, Provo Pride will host an all-day, free and family-friendly festival that between 800 and 1,000 people are expected

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Provo Pride Fest boosts LGBT visibility in Mormonism’s ‘Happy Valley’

SL Tribune – Residents were greeted with rainbow flags, smiling faces and live music Saturday as they arrived at the city’s Memorial Park for the third annual Provo Pride Festival. The growing event, celebrating Utah County’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, featured dozens of booths, vendors and performances from

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