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In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, straight and gay members of OneTable, from left, Samantha Curley, Chelsea McInturff, faculty adviser Glen Stassen, Marissa Nunes and Nick Palacios walk on the campus of the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif. Fuller, the largest multi-denominational seminary in the world, became the first such school to sanction an official student organization - OneTable - for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students earlier this year. Attempts to start unofficial gay student groups at other seminiaries throughout the country have been met with censorship and outright bans. Though the group’s approval is seen by many as progress, some argue it’s a step forward with strings attached. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
A veteran state lawmaker has quietly flushed his plans to have the state intervene in who can use which bathroom or locker room.
A groundbreaking civil union ordinance in the southern Arizona city of Bisbee will lose much of its punch after Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne on Monday said he's reached an agreement in principal on changes that will remove his opposition and a threat to sue to block it from taking effect.
An Arizona judge on Friday refused to grant a divorce for a transgender Arizona man who gave birth to three children after beginning to change his sex from female.
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
What should lawmakers be working on, really?
“The ‘bathroom bill’ is without doubt the most hateful measure the Legislature has ever come up with. It’s also indicative of a complete lack of understanding of transgender people and the LGBT community in general. To remedy this, I suggest viewing a program called “In the Life” on YouTube. Oh, wait, some people don’t want to understand; they just want to hate.”
The recorded officer interrogation of a Mesa teen who threatened to kill people at her high school has been obtained by ABC 15.
PHOENIX - A Mesa high school student, who was arrested last month for allegedly plotting to kill herself and some of her peers, will not be tried as an adult.
MESA, AZ - Authorities say three guns were found in the home of a Mesa high school student arrested Thursday for threats to kill herself and some of her peers.
A lot of people like to make predictions on what is going to happen. Too few of us take responsibility for their successes and, yes, their failures. Here is what I forecast on December 23, 2011 followed by what actually happened and my report card:
Hospice of the Valley is hosting a six-week bereavement group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) starting next month.
Maybe if you're 20 years old and high in your dorm room with your friends, the platitudes presented in "Cloud Atlas" might seem profound.
This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of the so-called Phoenix Declaration.
Dear Pastor Steve (Hammer),
WASHINGTON – Since March, someone has repeatedly banged on the front door of Felix Bermea’s Gilbert home, set bushes on fire and written profanities on the kids’ furniture after breaking in.
Mayor Greg Stanton voiced his support for domestic-partner benefits after the state’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court overturn those benefits for same-sex partners at the state level.
Tempe Union High School District’s No Parent Left Behind University, in conjunction with GLSEN Phoenix, will present “Safe Space Training: How to Create Safer More Inclusive Schools for All.” During the training, participants will explore the different identities that exist within schools and community, reflect on feelings of exclusion, and build empathy towards youth who might identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
For anyone who has ever been bullied and felt like there was no way out, Caleb Laieski should be your new hero.
As I drove my 9-year-old son to school last week - the first of the school year - I posed a question: "Do you know what a bully is?"
A new scholarship fund for disenfranchised gay youth has been created under the Maricopa Community College Foundation.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A controversial bill that would add the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans to public school textbooks in California is headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown now that it has been approved by the legislature.
The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation’s OUT and UP Endowed Scholarship Fund is halfway to raising its one-year goal of $200,000, said Rachel Rabinovich, senior development officer for the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.
WASHINGTON — An advocacy group has filed 13 civil rights complaints on behalf of homosexual and transgender immigrants who it says were abused and neglected while in custody at detention centers run by the Department of Homeland Security in nine states.
The complaints filed Wednesday by Chicago-based Heartland Alliance National Immigration Justice Center urge Homeland's inspector general and its Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties to investigate alleged mistreatment of HIV-positive detainees, denial of hormone treatments to transgender immigrants and policies of keeping homosexual or transgender immigrants in their cells for all but two hours a day.
The 13 immigrants cited by the complaints were held at Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wisconsin.