Gender

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A negative experience with an OB/GYN early in her pregnancy sent Alex Barr down the path to found Dare to Birth and become a childbirth educator and full spectrum doula.
May. 29, 2024
Kate Haas as Heidi in “What the Constitution Means to Me”
“What the Constitution Means to Me” reckons with the violent marriages of creator Heidi Schreck’s grandmothers; her own experiences with sexual coercion and abortion; and the ways the document she revered fails to guarantee the safety of women.
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May. 22, 2024
A LOOKOUT investigation finds that a specific group of religious-based counselors in Arizona are possibly violating their certifications and licenses.
May. 22, 2024
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The Arizona Diaper Bank continues its fight for Period Poverty Awareness this week placing much of its focus on the access issue women have to menstrual hygiene products.
May. 21, 2024
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The majority of women who come through the doors at one domestic violence shelter in the Valley are mothers. Shelter staff and several local businesses celebrated them Thursday.
May. 10, 2024
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New Yorker writer Sophie Elmhirst recently profiled Alena Kate Pettit, who is featured in a BBC documentary about the "tradwife" movement. Elmhirst joined The Show to talk more about it.
May. 7, 2024
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Period poverty is the lack of access to menstrual products, and it affects millions of girls and women across the U.S. Women for Women Tempe provides bags of pads and tampons to anyone in need, including at places like Gracie's Thrift.
May. 7, 2024
Arizona House Speaker Ben Toma (R-Peoria) condemned Democratic lawmakers for organizing a drag story hour at the state Capitol on Tuesday morning.
Apr. 30, 2024
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Earlier this week, Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a series of bills, including one that would have required schools to have separate showers for transgender students.
Apr. 26, 2024
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Women over the age of 60 can still experience menopausal symptoms like hot flashes. Yet it’s around that age when they may be told to stop hormone therapy. Now a new, large-scale study found that continuing hormone therapy is a reasonable option for some.
Apr. 18, 2024
A bill that would require schools to have separate showers for transgender students so that other students aren't exposed to them is on the way to Gov. Katie Hobbs' desk after the Senate gave it final approval on Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2024
Hobbs signs bill
Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed 13 bills on Tuesday, bringing her total to 42 so far this session. One bill aimed to define male and female in state law, and would have removed any reference to the word “gender” in statutes.
Apr. 17, 2024
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A new rideshare service based in Maricopa and Pinal counties has begun offering safe rides for women, by women.
Apr. 10, 2024
Arizona Capitol
The Republican controlled Arizona House of Representatives has passed a bill to strictly classify individuals under Arizona law on the basis of biological sex.
Apr. 4, 2024
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Democratic state Rep. Lorena Austin lashed out Monday at Republican state Rep. Lupe Diaz for using his prayer on the Arizona House floor for "weaponizing religion to condemn our constituents."
Apr. 2, 2024
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Prospective citizens can now choose female, male or X as their gender on the new version of the application for naturalization.
Apr. 1, 2024
If an adult on campus refers to a student by a pronoun that differs from what was assigned at birth, the bill states they would have to inform the parents within five days.
Mar. 28, 2024
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The Arizona House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would ban public schools from allowing students to use a group shower that doesn’t align with their sex assigned at birth.
Mar. 27, 2024
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A new, national survey shows that support for same-sex marriage and other LGBTQ protections have declined among Americans.
Mar. 19, 2024
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The death of a nonbinary high school student has been ruled a suicide by the Oklahoma medical examiner's office. Local advocate calls it "murder."
Mar. 19, 2024

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