Stories tagged: "LGBTQ"


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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.

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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.

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‘Those Bulls Don’t Know It’s a Gay Rodeo’: Arizona Event Embraces LGBTQ+ Community

The recent Arizona Gay Rodeo at the Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds highlighted an event and a community determined to provide a safe space for anyone interested in participating in western activities.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Maricopa County Reverses Policy on Anti-Gay Adoptions

The policy was put in place by former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery after a state law legalized gay marriage in 2015.

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Arizona Officials React to Supreme Court Ruling on LGBTQ Protections

A 6-3 landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of LGBTQ workers being protected from job discrimination.

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The Supreme Court Ruling Didn’t Fix These LGBTQ Discrimination Loopholes

Despite the Supreme Court recently strengthening LGBTQ protections in the workplace, healthcare discrimination is still possible in Arizona.