Stories tagged: "LGBTQ"

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Hobbs Bans State Support of Conversion Therapy, Allows Gender-Affirming Care for State Workers

Under Hobbs’ executive actions, state agencies will be prohibited from using funds to promote or facilitate conversion therapy, and state employee health insurance plans can no longer list gender-affirming surgery as ineligible for coverage.

Staff members, from left, John Ngo, Abby Loza and Eric Morales, finish sorting clothing on the last day of the drive. (Photo by Samia Salahi/Cronkite News)
From Stilettos to Sneakers, This Phoenix Center Offers LGBTQ Youth Gender-Affirming Clothes

One-n-Ten, a Phoenix youth center, offers gender-affirming clothing to local LGBTQ+ youths.

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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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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.

Arizona Republicans Continue Crusade to Ban Drag

While Arizonans have cited education reform as one of their top priorities, state lawmakers have instead focused on drag shows and performance art.