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 [...]

The Makings of a Modern Family

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

By KJ Philp, Nov. 6, 2014. On a sunny fall afternoon, a tutu Tuesday to be exact, two school-age girls sit at a kitchen table and finish their homework before changing from [...]

Spotlight on Success

October 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Recognizing Local Heroes Spotlight on Success luncheon, awards celebrate collaboration between LGBT Arizonans and allies By Liz Massey – Oct. 9, 2014 Angela Hughey [...]

The Delightful Dozen

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, June 10, 2010. Steve and Roger Ham think 12 is enough. With a dozen adopted children ranging in age from 1 to 15, they say their family is complete. When they [...]