Episode 35: Troy Williams - Equality Utah

Updated: Apr 15, 2018

Troy Williams is a former missionary man and current cheery optimist who believes,“For whatever reason, the Mormon Heavenly Father just keeps on sending gay and transgendered babies into Mormon households.” Troy started Equality Utah, a non-profit organization that exists to disappear all discriminatory laws within the Beehive State. Utah is the ONLY state with a Republican controlled legislature that’s passed anti-discrimination laws. How did that happen? “The Utah Legislature is 85% Republican and 90% LDS. We’re very tribal. But we’ve been able to sort of recognize- there is no Them versus Us- there’s only US.”  

“When we’re able to help each other see ourselves in each other- we’re able to make real progress.”