Stories tagged: "LGBTQ+"

Jesse Shank and Gabe Hagen in their Tempe coffee shop, Brick Road Coffee (Photo courtesy of Brick Road Coffee)
How This Couple Made a Tempe Coffee Shop a Haven for LGBTQ Arizonans

Gabe Hagen and Jesse Shank, who opened Brick Road Coffee in Tempe, pride themselves on being a safe place for the LGBTQ community.

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LGBTQ Outdoor Adventure Group Provides Healthy, Sober Way to Meet People in Phoenix

This LGBTQ outdoor adventure social group provides Phoenix with a safe, healthy, and sober way to connect with the community. 

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Here Are the Bills Gov. Katie Hobbs Is Set to Veto

Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ victory in November makes this the first legislative session in well over a decade in which Republicans can’t ship whatever bill they want for the governor to rubber stamp. 

Gaelle Esposito (Photo by Shelly Ivy)
Lived Experience as a Trans Woman Gives Gaelle Esposito Personal Stake in Anti-Trans Bill

Gaelle Esposito spoke to the Arizona Legislature in opposition to SB 1001 about her experience coming out in her 30s as a trans woman.

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Chandler Votes to Strengthen Protections for LGBTQ Residents

Until now, Chandler was the largest city in Arizona without a nondiscrimination ordinance that included LGBTQ protections. 

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Here Are the Arizona Republican Nominees’ Most Extreme Stances

Abortion rights and democracy will be on the ballot this November, after Republican voters nominated a slate of anti-abortion, election-denying conspiracy theorists as their candidates.

Image via Sen. Nancy Barto / Twitter
Republican ‘LD 4 Strong Team’ Ramps Attacks Against LGBTQ Community

The trio, which seeks to represent Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley in the state legislature, has consistently promoted bigoted rhetoric against the LGBTQ community.