A gallon-size Ziploc bag containing toiletry items for unhoused people, including pads and tampons
Women who experience homelessness often struggle to access menstrual products. These women may be forced to use unhygienic items which can put them at risk of infection.
Feb. 27, 2024
Ken Bennett
Arizona Sen. Ken Bennett (R-Prescott) voted twice Monday in favor of policies critics say target the transgender community. Then, he cast a crucial third vote against those same policies.
Feb. 26, 2024
Several Republican members of Arizona’s Congressional delegation co-sponsored legislation that is receiving new scrutiny after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are children.
Feb. 26, 2024
Arizona Capitol
Arizona lawmakers will be debating bills on some familiar topics this week — from elections to so-called "culture war" issues. This, as House and Senate committees start taking up measures from the opposite chamber after last week’s crossover week.
Feb. 26, 2024
The Arizona State Senate building
A bill that passed the Arizona Senate would set legal definitions for “male” and "female," as well as other gendered terms, like “mother” and “father."
Feb. 23, 2024
a pregnant person
A recent report from the state health department shows a notable uptick in maternal mortality in Arizona. Perinatal mental health conditions were the most common underlying cause of death.
Feb. 22, 2024
pregnant woman
The Show spoke with Sharita Gruberg with the National Partnership for Women and Families about a new bill by Arizona Democrats to create a paid family and medical leave system.
Feb. 20, 2024
Woman alone crying domestic violence
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Yet, female high school students in Arizona experience more sexual violence compared to their male peers. That’s according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Feb. 17, 2024
The fourth annual Arizona Two Spirit Powwow takes place on Saturday, Feb. 17 at South Mountain Community College.
Powwows are meant to be safe spaces where Indigenous peoples can socialize and express themselves through song and dance. For some tribes, gender can limit what a person may perform. But those rules don’t apply at the fourth annual Arizona Two Spirit Powwow this weekend.
Feb. 15, 2024
hospital bed
A nursing assistant is accused of raping, and impregnating, a resident at a skilled nursing facility in Goodyear. The story is reminiscent of when an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth at the Hacienda HealthCare intermediate care facility in Phoenix more than five years ago.
Feb. 9, 2024
empty classroom
A state Senate panel voted to require teachers to contact parents if a student asks to be addressed by a pronoun that doesn’t match their biological sex.
Feb. 8, 2024
a while basket filled with tampons and pads
There's a bill in the Arizona Legislature that addresses period poverty, which is having insufficient or limited menstrual products or education. The bill’s brainchild is a local high school student.
Feb. 2, 2024
Woman in cowboy hat and glasses speaks
A Republican state lawmaker has introduced a bill to require insurance companies to pick up the costs for transgender patients who want to reverse treatments.
Feb. 2, 2024
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control underscores the continuing and disproportionate impact of HIV among transgender women.
Jan. 29, 2024
a sign pointing to a hospital entrance
Heart disease is the third-leading cause of death in Arizona among adults ages 45 to 64. When it comes to symptoms of a heart attack, most of us know the big one — chest pain on the left side of the body. For women, that’s not always the case.
Jan. 29, 2024
Protesters hold signs
The Show spoke with historian and teaching professor emerita at Arizona State University Pam Stewart about the history of women marching and what that looks like now in today's divided and digital world.
Jan. 24, 2024
inside room with table, chair
Maricopa County is offering grants for businesses to create or enhance lactation spaces for nursing mothers.
Jan. 23, 2024
Woman standing behind barrel table in brewery
Experts say that for thousands of years, women were at the forefront of producing the world’s beer. In history’s eyes, brewing is only recently male-dominated. Now, an Arizona-based nonprofit has one goal: to help women reclaim their place.
More Arizona business news
Jan. 23, 2024
Sarah Bahnson
Educating long-term care staff about how to care for and support older LGBTQ residents can be lifesaving. It’s one reason why the Pima Council on Aging in Southern Arizona has updated its training program.
Jan. 22, 2024
Barbra Seville
In The Show's latest edition of Deep Dive, we sat down with Richard Stevens, a longtime Arizona drag queen, to learn more about his story, and why he has always found himself performing — even as a kid.
Hear more interviews from The Show
Jan. 17, 2024


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