This year NCLR is honoring two political pioneers who have played significant roles in our LGBT community's advancements.
Jackie Biskupski met with Church officials in December.
She will lead the capital city of a conservative state where the Mormon Church holds sway.
Salt Lake City has long been a blue island in a deeply red sea. And the city has become an especially welcome home to the LGBT community, even as Utah remains a stronghold of social and religious conservatism.