SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that found states must allow gay couples to marry.

State Attorney General Sean Reyes' office said in a statement Wednesday it will file an appeal to the high court sometime in the next couple of weeks, rather than taking its case to the entire 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

A federal appeals court - for the first time - says a state cannot prevent people from getting married. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Utah Recognizes Gay Marriages Already Performed

May 20, 2014

It's a day of celebration for some 1,300 couples in Utah, as a federal judge orders the state of Utah to recognize gay marriages. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Supreme Court Legalizes Same Sex Adoption

May 19, 2014

The Utah Supreme Court has halted same-sex adoption cases. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Gay Marriage Will Be Allowed In Idaho Tomorrow

May 15, 2014

Utah's northern  neighbor Idaho is the most recent state to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage. Gay marriages will  be allowed in the state on Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

LGBT Group Will Not Appear In Days Of '47 Parade

May 7, 2014

LGBT group won't appear in Days of '47 Parade this summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City High School's Gay Straight Alliance has been named as one of the Top 5 GSAs in the country for its efforts to spread the issue of equality for all. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The group Mormons Building Bridges this month takes on the issue of how LGBT issues ought to be discussed in public schools. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

A community conversation about whether the state legislature ought to approve Senate Bill 100, which would outlaw discrimination against the LGBT community across the state will be held Tuesday night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.