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All relevant news and information regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination in The Grand Canyon State.


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Midterms Preview: 6 Big Election Stories to Watch That Could Impact LGBTQ Equality

By Adam Polaski • November 5, 2018, 11:12 am The 2018 midterm elections could yield historic results for LGBTQ Americans – both in terms of pro-LGBTQ policies affirmed and LGBTQ representation in government at the local, state, and federal levels.
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The LGBTQ Cases to Watch at the U.S. Supreme Court This Term

By Adam Polaski • October 1, 2018, 4:17 pm The Supreme Court could hear any number of cases concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination during their upcoming term — take a look at our analysis here.
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League of Arizona Cities & Towns Passes LGBTQ-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Resolution

By Shane Stahl • August 27, 2018, 3:00 pm The resolution calls for The Grand Canyon State to become the 20th to pass statewide nondiscrimination protections.
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Freedom for All Americans Remembers U.S. Senator John McCain

By Adam Polaski • August 26, 2018, 12:03 pm "Senator McCain and many members of our community didn’t always agree on everything, but in recent years he evolved on a number of issues important to LGBTQ Americans."
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: Major Wins in the Judiciary and MA Ballot Issue Receives Official Designation

By Shane Stahl • July 13, 2018, 3:43 pm The principle of nondiscrimination was upheld in HI and IA, and MA received it's rallying cry for this November's election: YES on 3!
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Anti-LGBTQ Group Seeks Arizona Supreme Court Review in Nondiscrimination Case

By Shane Stahl • July 11, 2018, 12:37 pm Arizona business sought to preempt the city of Phoenix's existing nondiscrimination law.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: NH Governor Signs Protections Into Law, A Major Supreme Court Ruling, Litigation Updates, and New MA Polling

By Shane Stahl • June 8, 2018, 6:27 pm A compilation of weekly news regarding nondiscrimination for the first full week of June, 2018.
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Arizona Court of Appeals Upholds Phoenix LGBTQ Ordinance in Case Similar to ‘Masterpiece Cakeshop’

By Adam Polaski • June 7, 2018, 3:02 pm The 3-judge panel from the Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed a lower court ruling rejecting an attempt from a business in Phoenix to take down the LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance. 
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This Legal Case is ADF’s Latest Desperate Attempt to Roll Back LGBTQ Protections

By Shane Stahl • April 23, 2018, 6:19 pm Take a closer look at the '303 Creative' case, the latest anti-LGBTQ argument being pushed by ADF (Alliance Defending Freedom), one of the nation's most powerful organizations advocating for shameful discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.
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This Week in LGBTQ Non-Discrimination: Bill Introductions, Discriminatory Moves, and More

By Shane Stahl • February 16, 2018, 5:55 pm This week in the continuing fight for LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination nationwide, we saw continued legislative pro-LGBTQ victory in South Dakota and a hearing in New Hampshire full of powerful testimony in support of transgender non-discrimination protections in the Granite State.
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This Week in Non-Discrimination: Lawmakers Miss Opportunity to Strengthen Their States

By Adam Polaski • February 10, 2018, 5:29 pm It's been another busy week for the movement to win LGBTQ non-discrimination as multiple states considered, scheduled hearings, and took votes on legislation to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination.
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Local Steps Forward: Support for Non-Discrimination Ordinances and School Policies Grow

By Shane Stahl • February 2, 2018, 2:06 pm A roundup of the most significant local steps forward regarding LGBTQ non-discrimination from January, 2018.
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60 Businesses and Organizations in Arizona File Brief Supporting Phoenix’s LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

By Adam Polaski • July 19, 2017, 1:52 pm The brief makes the case that protecting LGBTQ people in Arizona from discrimination is strengthens the city's ability to conduct business and boosts the local economy.
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This Week in LGBT Non-Discrimination: Several Anti-LGBT Bills Are Withdrawn While More Positive Legislation is Filed

By Adam Polaski • February 3, 2017, 5:12 pm Every Friday of this year’s legislative session for the next few months, Freedom for All Americans will be recapping what happened in states across the country with regard to LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination. Here’s our second 2017 entry – a look at the landscape for LGBT non-discrimination in these six states:
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Lawmakers and Businesses Put LGBT Protections on Arizona’s 2017 Agenda

By Megan Clayton • January 30, 2017, 4:28 pm Earlier today, state Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs and House Minority Leader Rebecca Rios introduced two bills that would update Arizona’s non-discrimination laws to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals as well as veterans.