Stories tagged: "transgender"


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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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13 Bills That Could Affect Transgender Youth Winding Through Arizona Legislature

Advocates in Arizona are pushing back against a new wave of bills targeting transgender youth this session.

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Activists Win Yearslong Battle for Mesa Nondiscrimination Ordinance

“By passing this nondiscrimination policy tonight, you will make it possible for me … to come home and be a part of Mesa’s vibrant future.” Michael Soto, the executive director of Equality Arizona and a transgender man, said he didn’t feel he and his family could live the lives they wanted to in Mesa.  But...

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For Trans Patients, Medical Care Is a Battle Against Discrimination, Mistreatment

One in three transgender patients have reported having a negative experience with healthcare providers.

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Biden Begins Working Toward a White House That ‘Looks Like America’

Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.

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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.

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Bill Banning Trans Athletes From Women’s Sports Passes Arizona House

A bill banning transgender women from playing on school sports teams designated for female students passed the state House in a contentious vote Tuesday.