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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
Phoenix Pride 2018
The Show sat down with reporter Joseph Darius Jaafari in our studios to talk about the biggest trends he saw here this year, beginning with one of the most important — and most problematic — ones to emerge: A rise in hate crimes against LGBTQ+ people.
Dec. 28, 2023
Earlier this month, two members of Arizona’s Congressional delegation co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to evaluate menopausal studies and support additional research.
Dec. 21, 2023
prison cell
The number of older incarcerated women is on the rise, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health. And with that comes health care needs, including menopause support.
Dec. 18, 2023
Kim Etiquette
Last year, The Show series Exit Interview featured a series of conversations with people who had made their mark on Phoenix — and then left. They hit a ceiling or needed to grow. A new series called Staying Power looks at people who have made Arizona their home — like Brad DeBiase, who is also known as Kim Etiquette.
Dec. 14, 2023
Pap smear
Racial and ethnic underrepresentation remains widespread in clinical studies. Now, a new paper take a fresh look at how the problem affects research into gynecologic cancers, which affect more than 25,000 Arizonans.
Dec. 8, 2023
Newborn baby girl sleeping in a maternity ward at a hospital
Maternity programs at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix and TMC Healthcare in Tucson were both ranked “high performing" in an analysis by U.S. News and World Report.
Dec. 5, 2023

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