tools in an operating room
An Arizona law signed in March by Gov. Doug Ducey limits access to gender-affirming health care. Such restrictions may be among the reasons half of transgender patients in the U.S. leave their home states for surgery.
Jul. 15, 2022
A new survey shows an increase in cyberbullying in Mexico, and women and girls were the most impacted by those online attacks.
Jul. 14, 2022
Tempe City Hall
Tempe says its newly sworn-in City Council is the most diverse in Maricopa County and possibly the Southwest.
Jul. 12, 2022
doctor file art
A federal judge will decide whether a provision in a 2021 law could be used to make bring criminal charges against doctors who perform otherwise-legal abortions, including those to save the life of the mother.
Jul. 11, 2022
In a crowd of protesters, one sign clearly reads: Keep your laws off my body.
Shasta McManus, treasurer of Arizonans for Reproductive Freedom, told Capitol Media Services her organization will not be turning in the petitions for a ballot measure it has been gathering since May. She said they were able to get only about 176,000 ahead of Thursday's deadline.
Jul. 7, 2022
traveler with a suitcase
California is restricting state-funded travel to Arizona after Gov. Doug Ducey signed what he called “common sense” legislation. But in a news release California Attorney General Rob Bonta called it discriminatory.
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Jul. 7, 2022
Anna Darian
Wednesday marks the deadline for abortion rights organizers to finish collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to enshrine reproductive rights into the Arizona Constitution.
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Jul. 6, 2022
Here for those who aren't
This week, Sonoran officials held a press conference to highlight their achievements in addressing gender violence — including what they say is a high rate of convictions in femicide cases. But many don’t think that’s enough.
Jul. 1, 2022
a kid in a school lunch line
The U.S. Department of Agriculture told local operators in May to change how they process complaints and to lay out their policies for combating LGBTQ discrimination.
Jul. 1, 2022
After Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said a law that bans almost all abortions in the state is enforceable, some doctors denounced his interpretation.
Jul. 1, 2022
Sonora feminicida
Femicide has been recognized and punished as a crime in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, for nearly a decade. But some advocates worry legislative efforts to reform the penal code could make it less effective.
Jun. 30, 2022
pamela stewart
The last day of June also marks the last day of Pride Month. And among all of the events and celebrations, there’s also a continuing conversation about diversity and inclusion within the LGBTQ community.
Jun. 30, 2022
Phoenix Pride 2018
This week Mexico released the results of its first national survey on sexual diversity. More than 5 million people identified as members LGBTQ community. That's one in every 20 people in Mexico over the age of 15.
Jun. 29, 2022
Rachel Mitchell is sworn in as Maricopa County attorney
While state prosecutors are still navigating the legal landscape after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell believes a pre-statehood law can be enforced.
Jun. 29, 2022
OB/Gyn chair
Some Arizona doctors are seeking an emergency order to block the provision of a law passed last year that they claim grants the same legal rights to a fetus as all citizens.
Jun. 28, 2022
xanthia walker
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has left a sea of questions in its wake. This week, The Show is hearing from two Phoenix women who have had abortions, beginning with Xanthia Walker.
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Jun. 28, 2022
Betsy Peterson girl on football team
June 23 marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX. To help mark the occasion, artist and educator Betsy Schneider, who's working on a project called, “Best Girl on the Team,” which documents 50 women who have played on men’s teams.
Jun. 23, 2022
tampon shortage
The latest shortage to hit the country is certain tampon brands. One doctor talks about possible solutions.
Jun. 20, 2022
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A Sonoran councilwoman was murdered in the southern part of the state this week. Officials say they are investigating the killing as a femicide.
Jun. 17, 2022
a drag queen
Arizona Republican state senators are crafting legislation that will make it a crime for parents to let minors attend or participate in drag shows.
More Arizona politics news
Jun. 15, 2022


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