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Arizona Spotlight for November 13, 2015

'Nam Jam marks 28 years of veteran brotherhood; veteran, folksinger & teacher Clyde Appleton remembered; Steven Wright takes his comedy seriously; voices form the 2015 All Souls Procession.

Nov 13, 2015

Transgender Woman Held in Male Immigrant Detention Center

Activists pushing for release of Guatemalan immigrant, end to alleged abuse inside facility.

Feb 20, 2015

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Oct 2, 2014
Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta visits Rosa Robles Loreto, an immigrant in sanctuary avoiding deportation

Civil Rights Leader Visits Tucson Immigrant in Sanctuary

Farmworkers' union co-founder Dolores Huerta urges White House to allow Mexican woman to stay in US.

Sep 17, 2014
One of the Camp Born This Way children at this year's camp's fashion show.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Sep 4, 2014
Volunteers sorting through donations at Catholic Community Services drop off site.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Jul 24, 2014
Galdino was released from a Florence immigration detention center in 2012 thanks to efforts by Tucson's Casa Mariposa. When he arrived to the Casa on that April day, Galdino signed his name on the wall.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

May 22, 2014
Image from the trailer of "Who is Dayani Cristal?"

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

May 1, 2014

Advances Made, LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Remains

Transgender Pima County lawyer says situation even more difficult for trans people; most states including AZ don't have laws protecting LGBTQ people in workplace.

Feb 27, 2014
More than 200 protest the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Tucson.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Awaits Brewer's Decision

Business leaders, faith based community in Tucson urging governor's veto; most GOP legislators support bill.

Feb 23, 2014

New "Freedom to Marry" Campaign Launches

Coalition of civil rights organizations; year-long education effort planned, then possible ballot measure.

Sep 18, 2013

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