Pride Month: The State Of LGBTQ Protection In Arizona

Lifestyle June 3, 2022 Lifestyle
Pride Month: The State Of LGBTQ Protection In Arizona

From Patch | Arizona by Caitlin Sievers, Patch Staff

Arizona is far from the only state in the U.S. that passed anti-LGBTQ legislation this year, which could contribute to more passion and urgency during June Pride Month celebrations and demonstrations across the nation.

The uneasiness hanging over this year's celebrations stem from a wave of legislation ranging from "don't say gay" laws — prohibiting public schools from using curriculums addressing gender identity and sexual orientation, introduced in 20 states and now law in Florida and Alabama — to trans athlete sports bans in 15 states, including Arizona.

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