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No Trial Planned in Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Case

Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Lawyers for Arizona and a group of gay and lesbian couples who sued over the state’s ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to decide the case without a trial.

Phoenix’s High Five

By EDGE | Monday Apr 28, 2014
Don’t let your opinion of Arizona be swayed by SB 1026. On the ground you’ll find plenty of progressive legislators, community leaders and creative entrepreneurs who also happen to be members or allies of the LGBT community.

Arizona Legislators Killed Several Controversial Bills

Monday Apr 28, 2014
The Arizona Legislature killed several controversial bills before adjourning last week.

Gay Days Arizona :: ’We’ll Have A Gay Old Time!’

By Joel Martens | Sunday Apr 27, 2014
The Gay Days brand started over 25 years ago at Disney World Orlando and has grown to host more than 160,000 each year. The moniker’s newest incarnation is Gay Days Arizona.

Confessions of a Benchwarmer: Spring Training and Beyond in the Sonoran Desert

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Apr 25, 2014
What happens when EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler unleashes the ghosts of baseball past at Phoenix’s Cactus League spring training? Let’s just say there are a lot of balls in the air.

Ruling Sought in Arizona Same-Sex Marriage Case

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Gay and lesbian couples challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court for a pretrial ruling in their favor.

Gay Days Arrives in Arizona

By EDGE | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The heat is on in Arizona as Gay Days arrives in Phoenix, May 8-12, 2014. Organizers of Arizona’s inaugural year anticipate upwards of 10,000 participants at 15 different events throughout the long weekend.

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

Lawmaker Tells Openly Gay Ariz. Senator to ’Act More Gay’

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) told Gallardo to "act more gay" in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality.

Court Urged to Delay Merging Ariz. Gay Marriage Cases

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Attorneys for plaintiffs in one of two pending lawsuits challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a federal court to hold off on combining the suits into one case.