Stories tagged: "LGBTQ+"


Hamadeh Lake Masters
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.

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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.

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Following Drag Queen Controversy, Gov. Candidate Kari Lake Points Fingers at ‘Alphabet Mafia’

In 2022 alone, more than 240 bills meant to target the LGBTQ community have been filed in state legislatures across the country, usually under the false guise of protecting children.

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Attorney General Brnovich Sues to Stop Anti-Discrimination Policy From Taking Effect

The new directive requires any agency or program that receives funding from the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service—such as public schools— to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Shops and restaurants line the main street in this once bustling mining town Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Bisbee, Ariz. When the city of Bisbee decided to remove fluoride from its water supply earlier this year, the vote was unanimous but there was no input from any public health entity, now public health officials say residents in the southern Arizona community should be aware they are more susceptible to cavities. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
6 Reasons to Add Bisbee to Your Summer Bucket List

This southern Arizona town has quickly become a must-visit destination thanks to its outdoor offerings, haunted history, and diverse and inclusive local events.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 24: Arizona Chairwoman Kelli Ward speaks during the Rally To Protect Our Elections conference on July 24, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Phoenix-based political organization Turning Point Action hosted former President Donald Trump alongside GOP Arizona candidates who have begun candidacy for government elected roles. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
Arizona Republican Party Sends Fundraising Email Attacking Educators Days After Uvalde School Killings

The email asked readers to “defend our kids” against a new resource put out by the Arizona Department of Education that offers support for LGBTQ+ students.

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LGBTQ Advocates Want Blood Donation Restriction Lifted for Gay and Bisexual Men

US Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona is among those pushing the FDA to remove restrictions and prohibitions preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.