Tucson is the second largest city in Arizona, and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona.
On June 18, 2013, the Tucson City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance allowing civil unions between same-sex couples. The ordinance allows same-sex couples to register a civil union with the city, thereby expanding their rights related to inheritances, property ownership and guardianship.
- Monday, February 8, 2016"He won’t listen to reason, and he will not stop being gay."
- Friday, February 21, 2014TUCSON, Ariz. -- A local pizzeria in Tucson, Ariz., has a message for state lawmakers who, on Thursday, approved legislation that allows business owners to assert their religious beliefs by refusing service to gays and others.
- Thursday, September 5, 2013TUCSON, Ariz. -- The University of Arizona is creating four tenured professor positions to expand its transgender studies courses.
- Monday, September 2, 2013TUCSON, Ariz. — A U.S. congressman is calling on Arizona and federal authorities to investigate a pair of controversial fliers attacking a school board member as a possible hate crime.
- Monday, August 26, 2013Daniel Hernandez Jr., the former intern credited with helping to save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ life when she was shot in 2011 and now an elected member of a Tucson-area school board, is facing a nasty recall…
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Tucson city council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance allowing civil unions between same-sex couples.
- Thursday, October 18, 2012TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Daily Wildcat, the student-run daily newspaper at the University of Arizona, has issued an apology and fired the cartoonist after publishing an editorial cartoon that critics said advocated violence against LGBT…
- Friday, August 3, 2012TUCSON, Ariz. -- A Tucson businessman was fired from his job on Thursday after posting a video online of himself in a Chick-fil-A drive-thru the day prior, in which he voiced his opposition to the company's…
- Tuesday, January 31, 2012TUCSON, Ariz. -- An openly gay Arizona state lawmaker announced Tuesday that he will enter the race to fill the congressional seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who resigned last week.
- Sunday, January 22, 2012U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt in a massacre that left six others dead one year ago, has announced that she will resign from Congress this week.