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(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sue Robbins during a hearing on HB302, a controversial bill on transgender athletics, by the Senate Health and Human Services Standing Committee at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.

Michelle Quist: Plan to ban transgender girls comes from fear and misinformation

By Michelle Quist | February 25, 2021, 5:02 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Carl Moore founder of PANDOS and SLC Air Protectors, talks to the crowd, as he joins Black Lives Matter and other groups, to protest the way the health department has been forcing people experiencing homelessness to move in the middle of a pandemic and the coldest time of the year, in front of the Salt Lake Public Health Center on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.

Michelle Quist: It’s time to start acknowledging that racial discrimination happens, every day.

By Michelle Quist | February 11, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP photo)

This Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, photo, supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment as they rally at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.

Michelle Quist: Why Utahns should care about the ERA

By Michelle Quist | January 28, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP photo)

The House Chamber is empty after a hasty evacuation as rioters tried to break into the chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Michelle Quist: Utah will be less credible in Washington after Jan. 6 uprising

By Michelle Quist | January 15, 2021, 6:55 p.m.

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In this Dec. 21 photo, Tessa Boulton, left, takes a swab test from Michael Kruse, dressed as Santa Claus, at a coronavirus testing center at the Helios Clinic in Schwerin, Germany.

Michelle Quist: We have all been naughty and nice this year

By Michelle Quist | December 23, 2020, 11:33 p.m.

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia.

Michelle Quist: Gratitude and some uncomfortable self-reflection

By Michelle Quist | December 10, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(Mary Altaffer | AP photo)

In this Nov. 6 photo, a canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues in Allentown, Pa. President Donald Trump’s campaign filed a number of lawsuits across six battleground states this month as he tried to upend the 2020 election. Judges uniformly rejected his claims of vote fraud. The latest case ended Saturday, Nov. 21, when a federal judge in Pennsylvania said Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani presented only ‘speculative accusations’ that brought to mind ‘Frankenstein’s Monster.'

Michelle Quist: Trump’s lawsuits have nothing to back them up

By Michelle Quist | November 25, 2020, 9:40 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Deidre Henderson, R-Spanish Fork, makes a few remarks alongside Lt. Gov Spencer Cox, as they hold a press conference at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, following their win in the Republican primary race for Utah governor over former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.

Michelle Quist: Both parties have a Republican women problem

By Michelle Quist | November 12, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Glenda Woodring, who teaches 4th grade at Jackson Elementary, sees her first day of school online cut short due to the wind storm on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, that left many of hers students unable to log in due to power outages.

Michelle Quist: We are creating computer zombies who hate school

By Michelle Quist | October 28, 2020, 10:09 p.m.

(Screengrab from PSA) Utah's major party candidates for governor — Republican Spencer Cox and Democrat Chris Peterson — released three public service announcements on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 to encourage the public to accept the results, regardless of the outcome, in the presidential race.

Michelle Quist: Utah isn’t innocent when it comes to civility in politics

By Michelle Quist | October 22, 2020, 1:53 a.m.

(Courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy, are greeted by NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson at the NAACP's 110th annual national convention in Detroit on Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Michelle Quist: Time to apologize for church’s racist history

By Michelle Quist | June 10, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

Protesters gather near the Minnesota Police 3rd Precinct during a gathering Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in response to the death the day before of George Floyd in police custody. Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of Floyd, a black man who died in police custody, were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

Michelle Quist: It is time to realize we have a problem in this country

By Michelle Quist | May 27, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Sen. Curtis Bramble, R-Provo, in the Senate Chamber, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

Michelle Quist: Male senators grandstand with intrusive abortion bill

By Michelle Quist | May 14, 2020, 2:56 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Anju Thapaliya Sharma leads her neighbors in Midvale take part in a social distance Zumba session, Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

Michelle Quist: Crushing aloneness and calming togetherness

By Michelle Quist | May 14, 2020, 2:55 a.m.

Judge Monroe Gunn McKay

Michelle Quist: Judge McKay lived by grace, and gave it abundantly

By Michelle Quist | May 14, 2020, 2:55 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)   In this Jan. 31, 2020, file photo the Utah governor candidates are pictured. From left,  Jeff Burningham, Aimee Winder Newton, Jon Huntsman, Thomas Wright, Greg Hughes and Spencer Cox pose for a group photo with Silicon Slopes Executive Director Clint Betts, center after a debate at the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit convention, at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Michelle Quist: Where are the women in Utah state government?

By Michelle Quist | May 14, 2020, 2:54 a.m.

(Pat Bagley | The Salt Lake Tribune) This cartoon, titled "'Working' From Home," appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Michelle Quist: Pandemic pulls the economy into a ‘shecession’

By Michelle Quist | May 14, 2020, 2:53 a.m.

(Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo) Visitors look at Christmas Lights on Temple Square on Nov. 24, 2017.

Michelle Quist: The goodness of the Gospel can stand up to questions

By Michelle Quist | December 26, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Abby Guymon, left, and her twin sister Kate, 10, join other local supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment for a rally at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, to encourage Utah to ratify the ERA.

Michelle Quist: LDS Church and its newspaper dredge up tired old arguments against the ERA

By Michelle Quist | December 9, 2019, 10:04 p.m.

(Image courtesy of Disney) Queen Elsa (left, voiced by Idina Menzel), Anna (center, voiced by Kristen Bell) and Kristoff (voiced by Jonathan Groff) are back for more adventure in Disney's "Frozen II".

Michelle Quist: Three ways people have been making the world a better place

By Michelle Quist | November 29, 2019, 8:59 p.m.

(Manuel Balce Ceneta | AP file photo) LGBT supporters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Washington.

Michelle Quist: Dreamers, sex and the Supreme Court

By Michelle Quist | November 14, 2019, 7:16 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) Utah House of Representatives District 30 then-incumbent candidate Mike Winder is congratulated by his sister and Salt Lake County Council chair Aimee Winder Newton at the Salt Lake County Republican Party Organizing Convention at Cottonwood High School on April 14, 2018.

Michelle Quist: Republican women in Utah are starting to step up

By Michelle Quist | October 30, 2019, 10:36 p.m.

D-Day survivor Ray Lambert looks out over Omaha Beach in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The North Carolina man was wounded four times on the beach during the Normandy invasion 75 years ago. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Michelle Quist: There is a good way to deal with tyrants

By Michelle Quist | October 17, 2019, 12:22 a.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo) ERA supporters stand behind then-state Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, as he reintroduces resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendments during a press conference at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City Monday February 6, 2017.

Michelle Quist: The conservative case for the Equal Rights Amendment

By Michelle Quist | October 4, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

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Michelle Quist: The unbelievable story of the series ‘Unbelievable’

By Michelle Quist | September 26, 2019, 8:12 p.m.