Several months ago we saw that a lesbian sheriff was a candidate for the governorship of Texas. Know that a former lesbian pastor is also running to become the new governor of Arizona.
In Arizona, a Democratic senator introduced a bill to ban the practice of conversion therapy on LGBT minors. The state could become the tenth to ban these anti-gay "cures".
Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard has issued a new sexual harassment and discrimination policy in the legislature. This measure applies only to legislators and their employees, but this doesn't include LGBT people. The LGBT caucus will try to push to change that.
The Supreme Court of Arizona has taken a huge step in recognizing LGBT families.
Senator Katie Hobbs, Representative Rebecca Rios, and Equality Arizona introduced two bills (SB1320 and HB2364) to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public housing.
Representative Anthony Kern introduced two bills (HB 2293 and HB 2294) against the rights of transgender people.
The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has filed a complaint earlier this week in an attempt to protect LGBT restaurant workers from harassment.
15 states ask the Supreme Court to maintain the marriage equality ban to leave the matter in the hands of voters.
The other week, I shared with you the fact that a company which hosts wedding ceremonies was sentenced to pay a fine for a lesbian couple following a discriminating act, the company had refused to accept them. Just when we turn the page of this story, we followed for two years, a similar story occurs in Phoenix, Arizona! WTF!
The State of Arizona will be sued to determine whether it has the right to discriminate partners of gay employees.