Gender

Phoenix Pride 2018
This week Mexico released the results of its first national survey on sexual diversity. More than 5 million people identified as members LGBTQ community. That's one in every 20 people in Mexico over the age of 15.
Jun. 29, 2022
Rachel Mitchell is sworn in as Maricopa County attorney
While state prosecutors are still navigating the legal landscape after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell believes a pre-statehood law can be enforced.
Jun. 29, 2022
OB/Gyn chair
Some Arizona doctors are seeking an emergency order to block the provision of a law passed last year that they claim grants the same legal rights to a fetus as all citizens.
Jun. 28, 2022
xanthia walker
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has left a sea of questions in its wake. This week, The Show is hearing from two Phoenix women who have had abortions, beginning with Xanthia Walker.
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Jun. 28, 2022
Betsy Peterson girl on football team
June 23 marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX. To help mark the occasion, artist and educator Betsy Schneider, who's working on a project called, “Best Girl on the Team,” which documents 50 women who have played on men’s teams.
Jun. 23, 2022
tampon shortage
The latest shortage to hit the country is certain tampon brands. One doctor talks about possible solutions.
Jun. 20, 2022
Fronteras Desk logo
A Sonoran councilwoman was murdered in the southern part of the state this week. Officials say they are investigating the killing as a femicide.
Jun. 17, 2022
a drag queen
Arizona Republican state senators are crafting legislation that will make it a crime for parents to let minors attend or participate in drag shows.
More Arizona politics news
Jun. 15, 2022
Domestic-violence victim
One in 5 women is going to experience sexual assault in their lifetime. Maricopa County now has two rape crisis centers to help people who have been assaulted.
Jun. 8, 2022
Sonoran Gay Marriage
Same-sex couples are now able to marry just as easily as their straight compatriots in 27 of Mexico's 32 states, and advocates are hopeful it could become a nationwide reality in several years.
Jun. 3, 2022
Legal abortion now sign
A ninth state in Mexico has legalized abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Jun. 3, 2022
Audrey Corley at Boycott bar in Phoenix
Filmmakers Elina Street and Erica Rose saw an article that really hit home: NBC News was reporting that there were only 16 lesbian bars left in the United States — and many didn’t think they would survive the pandemic.
May. 26, 2022
tampons
It’s called “fem-tech.” Applications like those used to track periods and fertility are a billion-dollar industry. But if Roe v. Wade is overturned in the coming months, could the digital trail left behind by users become evidence in court?
May. 23, 2022
Phoenix Pride 2018
Last week, researchers launched a registry geared toward ensuring LGBTQ-people are represented in Alzheimer’s studies.
May. 23, 2022
Linda Groomes
The “Celebration of Women” book spotlights endeavors by role models in the Phoenix metro region. This year’s focus is Black, Indigenous and women of color in arts and culture.
May. 21, 2022
My body, my choice
Another state in Mexico decriminalized abortion this week. It’s the eighth of Mexico’s 32 states to legalize the procedure. It marks a major step forward, but advocates say there’s still a long way to go to guarantee access to pregnant people across the country.
May. 18, 2022
Camelback Family Planning
The recent leak from the U.S. Supreme Court about the likelihood of Roe v. Wade being overturned has led to individuals and groups being forced to consider what happens to state laws related to abortion — and where the procedure will remain legal.
May. 18, 2022
OB/Gyn chair
Arizona voters may get a chance to keep abortion legal even if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
May. 18, 2022
Several exhibitions open Friday evening at Mesa Arts Center. They range from art created by veterans to self-taught Chicano muralists and even science enthusiasts.
May. 10, 2022
Person holding a transgender pride flag
On Thursday, one of the largest school districts in the state passed a resolution that prohibits discrimination against transgender children and youth.
May. 6, 2022

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