Stories tagged: "LGBTQ discrimination"

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Gov. Hobbs Vetoes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

In her veto message, Hobbs called Senate Bill 1040 “discriminatory against LGBTQ youth” and pledged to veto every bill that “aims to attack and harm children.”

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Phoenix-Area School District Renews Contract With University That Opposes Gay Marriage

Arizona Christian University students can once again participate in Washington Elementary School District’s student-teacher program.

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10 Controversial Bills Just Passed By Arizona Republicans

The bills include another attempt to ban abortion outright, as well as efforts to ban certain books in schools and a proposal to criminalize homelessness.

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Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Won’t Defend Anti-Trans Sports Law

A lawsuit filed by a group of parents claims the law is discriminatory against their trans daughters by prohibiting them from certain activities based on their gender.

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Arizona Rep. Lorena Austin Shares Personal Insight on the Harm a Pronouns Bill Would Cause

Arizona Rep. Lorena Austin opened up about their lived experience as a queer person, and the potential discrimination students would face if SB 1001 were to become law. 

Protesters of Kentucky Senate bill SB150, known as the Transgender Health Bill, cheer on speakers during a rally on the lawn of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, March 29, 2023. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Opinion: I’m a Transgender School Official in Arizona and I’m Worried About the Legislature’s Bullying

Paul Bixler, a transgender woman on the Liberty Elementary School District board, says she is worried about the Arizona Legislature's anti-trans bills and their effects on schools.

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Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Wants To Make It Easier for LGBTQ Individuals To Donate Blood

It’s 2023, and men still cannot donate blood or plasma for three months after their most recent sexual contact with a man.