form of a girl unknown

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Place: Salt Lake Acting Company
168 West 500 North Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Cost: $20 (Normally $30)

The Salt Lake Acting Company is one of our favorite supporters, and WE LOVE SUPPORTING SLAC! For the first time in the theatre’s 49-year history, the lineup of directors is entirely female! Join us for this unique opportunity to be the first audience to witness this production on Preview Night! Hurry, seats are limited!

Amali is twelve years old, she is wise, and she is fascinated – by A Midsummer Night’s Dream; by her changing body; by the story of the children killed in the woods. With humor, magic, blood, and fire, this play is not your typical coming-of-age story.

Playwright: Charly Evon Simpson
Director: Melissa Crespo

A Special Evening with Justice Christine Durham – “Women’s Work is Never Done!

Date & Time: Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Place: Market Street Grill, Cottonwood – Top Deck
2985 E Cottonwood Parkway
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121

Cost: $75 (WDC Members)
$100 (Non-Members)

Entrée Selections: Cedar Planked Salmon or Vegetarian Grilled Polenta (Choosen at check-out)

Justice Durham was appointed as a Justice of the Utah Supreme Court 1982 and became Utah’s first female Chief Justice in April 2002. She resigned as Chief Justice in March 2012. She was the Chief Justice of a state to swear into office the first female governor when Olene Walker became Utah’s 15th governor. Her presentation will address traditional discrimination and bias against women, and the importance of passing the Equal Rights Amendment.

September 2019 Luncheon – Protecting Women’s Reproductive Rights in Utah

Join us for lunch September 7, 2019 from 11AM to 2PM at the Sheridan Salt Lake City Hotel, 150 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 as we discuss the latest in our local struggle to maintain our reproductive rights.

State Representative Angela Romero and Planned Parenthood Association of Utah’s VP of Public Policy Heather Stringfellow will be addressing the latest assault on women’s reproductive rights in Utah and what they are doing to maintain protections.

Representative Jennifer Dailey Provost will be giving her Passion Pitch on her efforts to protect abortion access for victims of rape.

Please let us know if you’d like a vegetarian meal by selecting the appropriate plate at the time of purchase. See you there!

Saturday’s Voyeur 2019

Join us Sunday, August 18 for Utah’s most irreverent summer bash! Social Hour begins at 12 noon in the Green Room downstairs. The performance starts at 1PM!

SATURDAY’S VOYEUR is written for us, about us, every year in celebration of the peculiarities of this place we lovingly call home.

August 18th is also the 99th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote… A day worth celebrating all-day long!

SEATING IS SOLD OUT.

CONTENT ADVISORY: This play contains adult themes.

June 2019 Luncheon – Banning Conversion Therapy and Addressing the Suicide Epidemic in Utah

We are mixing it up for June and changing locations adding a buy one get one 1/2 off when you pay online by May 29th. So bring a friend and come and enjoy great company, a yummy lunch and a very informative and timely conversation about finally banning the barbaric practice of conversion therapy and how we can make a difference in putting an end to the suicide epidemic in Utah.

Troy Williams is the Executive Director of Equality Utah. Troy has over a decade of experience as a community organizer for the LGBTQ community. He graduated from the University of Utah with bachelor degrees in both Film Studies and Anthropology. Troy was the community affairs director of 90.9 FM KRCL for ten years. He was the executive producer and host of RadioActive. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, The Nation, Interview Magazine, The Gay Times and OUT Magazine. In 2010 the Salt Lake Tribune dubbed him “the gay mayor of Salt Lake City.” Troy has appeared on Anderson Cooper 360, Democracy Now! CBC’s Q, and the 2012 SHOWTIME special Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion and Sex. In 2009 he co-wrote the one-woman show, The Passion of Sister Dottie S. Dixon. Troy won Utah Broadcaster Association awards in both 2013 and 2014. In 2014 Troy was also a producer on the TLC original series Breaking the Faith. He became the executive director of Equality Utah in September 2014.

Allison Whitworth serves as the state Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Utah Department of Human Services-Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. She co-chairs the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition and works to support and implement state suicide prevention programs by engaging community leaders and organizations in evidence-based strategies. Allison is a Certified Health Education Specialist and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Education and Promotion from Utah State University. She will be graduating with her Master’s in Health Administration from Weber State University in the spring of 2019.