Sunday, April 21at 5:00 PM in Provo
On Sunday, April 21, at 5:00 PM Berta Marquez will speak at an LDS Family Fellowship Forum to be held in the Northwest Auditorium of the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (1134 North 500 West, Provo, Utah). The auditorium is adjacent to the InstaCare Clinic on the corner of 500 West and Bulldog Boulevard. (Enter the InstaCare clinic to get to the auditorium; Parking is available just north of the clinic.)
Marquez’s topic is “Safe and Sound: Changing the Landscape for Utah’s Homeless LGBT Youth.”
Berta Marquez is a BYU student and co-founder of Safe and Sound, an LGBT homeless youth host home program in the state of Utah. She also supports Mormons Building Bridges, where she is working on encouraging love and acceptance for LGBT youth, suicide prevention and wellness, and creating affirming home environments for LDS LGBT young people.
Marquez enjoys singing in the One Voice Choir, a choir for LDS LGBT people and allies, and occasionally supports other LGBT-related initiatives, such as doing editing work for Far Between, an upcoming film and community-building project seeking to improve the conversation around the topic of Mormonism and the LGBT experience.
LDS Family Fellowship is a support organization engaged in strengthening relationships between LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) individuals, their families and friends.