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News from within the borders of Arizona and the fight for equality there. The state's sodomy laws were repealed in 2001 with the passage of the Arizona Equity Act. Arizona voters amended their state constitution to ban same-sex marriage in 2008, approving Proposition 102, which stated, "Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state." Past and present challenges include hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples.

Protesters incensed by Trump's incendiary rhetoric — and frustrated by the media's passive response to it — are increasingly risking their safety. Is it hurting or helping the Donald's campaign?

April 13 2016 11:31 AM

The former secretary of state wins Tuesday's biggest contest, while the Vermont senator tops the Utah and Idaho caucuses.

March 22 2016 9:39 PM Updated

Donald Trump has been declared the winner of Arizona's winner-take-all Republican primary, while Ted Cruz takes the Utah caucus.

March 22 2016 9:28 PM Updated

It's the latest example of a supporter of Donald Trump acting criminally violent in the face of protests.

March 21 2016 10:37 AM

Michael Nowakowski will keep his seat on the Phoenix City Council after apologizing for comments he made implying that he was opposed to same-sex marriage and trans equality. 

March 11 2016 5:45 PM

A video has surfaced online of a Phoenix city councilman who had previously supported LGBT rights, speaking out against marriage equality and transgender bathroom access. 

March 10 2016 9:24 AM
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