Tamara Juarez

A Grand Success

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, August 2017 Issue. As a child, Kyle Shields used to enjoy drawing floor plans and furnishing fantasy homes with items from Montgomery Ward catalogs. He [...]

Lisa Lisa

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, July 2017 Issue. As part of this year’s Pride in the Pines festivities, Northern Arizona Pride Association (NAPA) announced that Lisa Lisa, of ’80s pop [...]

Pride in the Pines 2017

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, July 2017 Issue. Each year, as the country kicks off national LGBT Pride Month observations and celebrations, Arizonans turn their attention to the cooler [...]

The Pübes in the Pines

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, July 2017 Issue. The Pübes is everything you could wish for from a queer rock band, plus everything you didn’t know you wanted. It is a three-member [...]

Dana Goldberg

May 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, June 2017 Web Exclusive. For the past 12 years, Bisbee has observed LGBT Pride Month with a city-wide celebration that’s open to everyone. And, heading [...]

Bisbee or Bust

May 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, June 2017 Issue. For the past 12 years, Bisbee has observed LGBT Pride Month with a city-wide celebration that’s open to everyone. And, heading into its [...]

Glitter and Gold

April 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, May 2017 Web Exclusive. It’s prom season and Trans Spectrum of Arizona (TSAZ) cordially invites you to its inaugural prom, Glitter and Gold, April [...]

A Survivor’s Strength

April 20, 2017 // 2 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, May 2017 Issue. Sexual and domestic violence is prevalent across all demographics, including the LGBTQ community. In fact, an average of 61 percent of [...]

Rolling Out the RED Carpet

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, April 2017 Issue. Aunt Rita’s Foundation, Arizona’s leading HIV/AIDS advocacy group, is rolling out the red carpet for its first fundraiser of the year: [...]

Latin Flavor

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, April 2017 Issue. Phoenix Pride will be adding some Latin flavor to its festival, once again, with a mix of cumbia and music norteña by Mexican singer [...]

Welcome to the Wild West

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, March 2017 Issue. Grab your cowboy hat, your chaps, some sunscreen and your ice-cold beverage of choice and get to the 32nd annual Arizona Gay Rodeo, which [...]

Taking Pride in the Past

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, March 2017 Issue. Editor’s Note: This event has been postposed until further notice. Just in time for Pride season, the Arizona LGBT+ History Project [...]

Buck Off

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, March 2017 Issue. In professional bull riding, six seconds can mark the difference between getting a paycheck or needing a medic after stepping out of the [...]

Cactus Open 2017

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, February 2017 Web Exclusive. For the past two decades, the Cactus Tennis Alliance (CTA) has offered LGBTQ members from across the Valley a space to share [...]

A Celebration of commUNITY

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez, October 2016 Issue. The month of October, which is LGBTQ History Month, holds special meaning to the community it honors. From remembering our trailblazers [...]
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