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

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What to Expect When You’re Electing: 2020

By Shane Stahl • November 2, 2020, 9:51 am Not only is the highest office in the land up for grabs, but newly elected officials could consider and pass federal and state legislation to protect LGBTQ people in key areas of everyday life including housing, employment, and public spaces.
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Arizona Supreme Court Issues Limited Ruling in Religious Exemptions Case

September 16, 2019, 2:55 pm This ruling shows that the current patchwork of LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections across the country is unfair and unsustainable. All LGBTQ Americans should be able to live free from discrimination and harassment. Congress and the Supreme Court must take action.
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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.