A reflection on fatherhood

June 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

This weekend is Father’s Day, an opportunity for families everywhere to pay tribute to the dads who love them. In this Q&A, we hear from Alan and Carlos McMillian on [...]

Potent Parenting: A Tale of Two Dads

November 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Tamara Juarez Starting a family is one of the biggest decisions a couple will ever have to make. It takes love, trust, and unwavering commitment to raise a child, [...]

Potent Parenting: A Tale of Two Moms

November 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Megan Wadding Victoria Morales and Sundown Chavez are the mothers of six children and are in the process of adding another to their brood. The mothers are relatively new [...]


October 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Cynthia Laird, November 2018 Web Exclusive. Courtesy of the LGBT History Project. During Pride Month in June, LGBT people interested in family history received interesting [...]


August 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Megan Wadding, September 2016 Issue. There was a new walking group in this year’s Phoenix Pride parade. They wore pink or blue t-shirts bearing their name: Arizona Trans [...]

O Come All Ye Faithful: Merkaz Ha-Iyr

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, January 2016 Issue. Hanukkah might be behind us, but one local congregation wants the LGBTQ community know that they are welcome year-round. With the [...]

Project Jigsaw

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Equality Arizona campaign aims to unite LGBT families By Laura Latzko – June 18, 2015 Currently, there are more than 17,000 children and youth in Arizona’s foster [...]

Love Times Two

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Desi Rubio, June 2015 Issue. Photos courtesy the Bowerman-Fuller family. In today’s tech-savvy society, where it requires very little effort to upload and share photos [...]

Trans-Formative Creations

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, March 26, 2015. For transgender individuals of all ages, coming out of the closet is met with complicated questions from therapists, healthcare providers, [...]

Family First

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Desi Rubio, Feb. 26, 2015. Pictured clockwise: David, Kevin, Cayla and Cayden. Photos by Fernando Hernández. The last time Echo sat down with Kevin Patterson and David [...]

First Comes Love, Then Comes Adoption

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Desi Rubio, Feb. 26, 2015. Arizona’s 2014 marriage equality ruling propelled countless same-sex couples to the courts to legalize their relationships. And, as the saying [...]

Going, Going, Green

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boutique owners say goodbye to Phoenix, plan to reopen in Portland By Hana Khalyleh – Jan. 29, 2015 Photos by Cinthia Schmidt GreenHAUS Gallery+Boutique is a cluster of [...]

Family: The Next Generation

December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Megan Wadding, Dec. 4, 2014. Since Arizona began performing and recognizing same-sex marriages, Oct. 17, many couples have formally tied the long-awaited knot and the [...]
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