Whenever Troy Williams travels to other states and tells people he is a gay man living in Utah, the response generally is concern and pity.
"'Oooohhh, you must be so brave! You must feel so alone!'" the radio host mimicked, eliciting knowing laughter and cheers from the crowd gathered Monday night on the lawn of Washington Square. "But I stand with one of the bravest LGBT families in America! You pulled off what everyone outside of this state said was impossible!"
Several hundred people gathered outside Salt Lake City Hall in Washington Square on Monday night to celebrate the state's first same-sex marriages, three days after federal Judge Robert J. Shelby struck down Utah's gay marriage ban.