Gender

The ruling orders Arizona to require Arizona to provide coverage for surgery as a treatment for gender dysphoria.
Oct. 2, 2023
The Zone in Phoenix
As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, MAG is working to raise awareness of what is often a primary cause of homelessness for women.
Oct. 2, 2023
Team members and Cardinals player stand on field
Five decades after the passage of Title IX, women’s sports are more popular than ever. And here in Arizona, girls have a new opportunity to compete in a sport previously only available to the boys: flag football.
Sep. 27, 2023
pregnant woman
As the mother of three and a midwife, Lakisa Muhammad told The Show that she’s seen the kind of discrimination Black women face in the labor and delivery room countless times, and she’s experienced it herself.
Sep. 27, 2023
Jewish Bible old and worn
The Show spoke with Tracy Fessenden, a professor of religion at Arizona State University, about recent survey results on gender from the Public Religion Research Institute.
Sep. 26, 2023
Aging hands
September is National Suicide Prevention month, and one population sometimes overlooked are LGBTQ elders.
Sep. 22, 2023
Protesters hold a banner
The arrest of a transgender woman last month in Flagstaff sparked protests in the community and outrage at the handling of trans cases in the criminal justice system — both during her arrest and her time in the men’s side of the jail.
Sep. 21, 2023
Luis Rivera Jimenez: A Brief Proposal on Race and Cultural Cosplay is on display at ASU Art Museum.
The Arizona State University Art Museum is celebrating Mexican Independence Day with a free event for all ages on Friday. It will include art-making activities, workshops, lotería games, face painting and more.
Sep. 12, 2023
Alcoholic drink
Historically, it was men who drank alcohol in higher quantities, did more binge drinking and were more likely to face the health complications stemming from alcohol use. But according to a recent study, those trends are changing and women are catching up.
Sep. 8, 2023
Ben Toma
Arizona's top Republican lawmakers are trying to keep Arizona from being obligated to pay for gender-affirming surgery for its employees and dependents.
Sep. 5, 2023
Beyonce sings into a microphone shown on a large screen
It's been a summer of Economic girl power in the Valley and across the nation.
Aug. 27, 2023
Signa Oliver, a retired Army prosecutor, is seen here. She is wearing a t-shirt that displays the American flag and U.S. Army crest. She is standing behind a podium, not facing the camera, and wearing sunglasses as she speaks to a crowd of reporters.
In a protracted stand against abortion, Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville has put congressional confirmations for all military promotions on hold. Arizona’s Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she wants to help Tuberville — a Republican — and President Joe Biden compromise on the issue.
Aug. 22, 2023
Person holding a transgender pride flag
A federal appeals court will allow two transgender girls to play on girls sports teams at their respective schools in Arizona, at least for now.
Aug. 14, 2023
birth certificates
An ongoing federal legal battle over the rights of three transgender Arizona children will now impact the broader transgender community in the state.
Aug. 10, 2023
Phoenix Pride 2018
Over 30 bills that would affect the LGBTQ community were introduced in the state Legislature this session. But few of them passed, and none have been signed into law by Gov. Katie Hobbs. Here is a look back at the legislative session that inspired demonstrations at the Capitol and conversations across the state.
Aug. 9, 2023
Thousands of veterans attended the Veterans of Foreign Wars 124th national convention in downtown Phoenix this week. While the group made history by electing a woman to a leadership post, not all veterans feel welcome.
Jul. 27, 2023
Gavel against bench in courtroom.
An Arizona lawsuit challenging the ban of transgender girls in girls sports has taken a new turn. Republican lawmakers who unsuccessfully defended the law's total implementation last week now have a new argument.
Jul. 26, 2023
Peter Boag, author of "Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past"
The Show spoke with Peter Boag, a queer historian of the American West as well as a history professor at Washington State University, about the untold history of the Wild West.
Jul. 26, 2023
Tom Horne is the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction. He is standing in front of a podium at a press conference in the state education building, located in downtown Phoenix. In this photo he is speaking. Two women and a man behind stand behind.
U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer Zipps rejected arguments by state schools chief Tom Horne that it would be unfair to allow trans girls to compete in female sports. Horne said he will file an appeal.
Jul. 20, 2023
Supreme Court abortion rights protest
The Show sat down with two experts on the topic of feminism and what it looks like today in a post-Roe, post-#MeToo and gender-fluid world.
Jul. 18, 2023

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