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Will Gov. Doug Ducey Defend LGBT Rights?

KTAR — Activists in Arizona are hopeful Gov. Doug Ducey will continue to move the state forward on social issues, particularly the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents. One primary concern for groups such as Equality Arizona, an advocacy organization for LGBT rights, is whether Arizona might see a resurrection of legislation similar […]

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Kirsten Gwinn

Becoming an EQAZ Local Advocate

Live from the Equality & Justice Conference—Kristin Gwinn of the Equality Arizona Board of Directors, introduced a vision and strategic plan for Equality Arizona’s new EQAZ Local Advocates program. “EQAZ has been around for years. Advocacy is not new for us, but this program is.” The program promises to spur connections, communication, and change throughout Arizona. Equality […]

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Abby Louise Jensen, 
Esq. & C. Michael Woodward

Challenges of Trans Community Organizing

Live from the Equality & Justice Conference—Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) Executive Committee members Abby Louise Jensen (SAGA Vice President) and C. Michael Woodward (SAGA Treasurer), discussed unique challenges the transgender community faces when it comes to working with the LGBTQ community at large. Jensen and Woodward introduced important terms and concepts and demonstrated that the world is not binary, and that […]

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The 2014 celebration of our LGBTQ community and our collective achievements took place on September 13th at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Many thanks to ION Arizona Magazine for the amazing photos! equalityarizona.org/awards-dinner/

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