The man behind the Valley's newest LGBT party explains how he brought Gay Days to Phoenix. PLUS: One of the event's featured DJs is building a reputation beyond his home base in Las Vegas.
R&B career is the result of a childhood dream. PLUS: A look back at an earlier Echo interview with Peniston.
Gender fluid cover band plays classic rock favorites with a twist.
Musical based on a movie explores universal relationship dilemmas.
A Valley man marries his South American boyfriend after finally getting him into the country.
Southwest Center moves its annual fundraising dinner downtown. PLUS: Seven individuals and businesses to be honored with awards.
A musical journey through the decades will trace LGBT history.
The Rev. Patrick Stout plans his annual musical at the Community Church of Hope.
Bears and their admirers plan a weekend of activities in Phoenix.
Tucson event will raise funds for HIV/AIDS agency serving Southern Arizona.
LGBT graduates at the University of Arizona will celebrate their achievements.
This year's Phoenix festival breaks attendance records.
A new reign will lead efforts of a group known for fundraising for charitable causes.
Melissa Myers and Michael Tucker comment on how same-sex married couples are pioneers in reshaping views of community property.
Frank Millington suggests an email campaign to remind state officials that gays pay taxes too.
Mark Ogle visits The Gladly in Phoenix.
Hans Pedersen previews new movies, including Only Lovers Left Alive and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Cait Brennan reviews new CDs from Shakira, Billy Porter and The Both.
Richard Schultz previews productions coming to local stages, including The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity and Lost Boys Found.
Community mourns the passing of Morrie Carter, who performed as Miss Ebony
Valley couple wins ACLU wedding contest
George Takei to speak at HRC Gala
Lambda Legal files lawsuit to permit same-sex marriage
Community mourns passing of Dr. Warren Moody
State Sen. Steve Gallardo comes out as gay man
Tempe City Council approves LGBT non-discrimination ordinance
Governor Brewer Vetoes SB 1062
Phoenix Pride to take over 1 Voice
Bill allowing LGBT discrimination passes Arizona Legislature
1 Voice talks with Phoenix Pride
Tempe City Council considers LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance
Southwest Center executive director resigns after eight months
LGBT community center's finances depleted as 1 Voice board faces dispute with landlord
Four couples file suit to challenge Arizona's same-sex marriage ban
U.S. Supreme Court order halts same-sex marriage i Utah pending review
New Mexico court rules for marriage equality
Cottonwood City Council approves civil unions
Phoenix earns perfect score in HRC Equality Index
Teen LGBT anti-bullying advocate indicted on sex charges
Senate approves ENDA; McCain and Flake vote with majority
Sedona passes Civil Unions
Coalition launches marriage equality education campaign
Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits nationally
Brewer loses effort to strip benefits for LGBT state employees' partners
U.S. Supreme Court Rulings Strike down DOMA, Prop 8
Tucson approves civil unions
Campaign launched for 2014 Arizona vote on marriage equality
Minnesota becomes 12th state to offer marriage equality
Minnesota House puts state on path toward marriage equality
Delaware becomes 11th state to approve marriage equality
Horne says he won't oppose revised Bisbee ordinance
Phoenix Mercury draft pick Brittney Griner is out
Community mourns the passing of Bob Hegyi
Bisbee's civil union ordinance may be challenged by state
'Bathroom bill' targeting transgender community advances in Arizona Legislature
Arizona House committee postpones bathroom bill
Arizona House committee to consider bathroom bill
Phoenix City Council approves LGBT non-discrimination ordinance
Vigil at the Arizona Capitol to honor victims of bullying
LGBT groups celebrate Obama'a marriage equality stance
Phoenix City Council considers LGBT non-discrimination ordinances
State senator introduces equality legislation
Phoenix Pride seeks new executive director after Brandi Sokolosky announces resignation
Tom Simplot won't seek re-election to Phoenix City Council
Carol Poore resigns as Southwest Center president and CEO
U.S. Supreme Court decides it will consider marriage equality cases
Police officer claims assistant chief interfered with supervision of LGBT liaisons
Phoenix Pride acquires Rainbows Festival
Maricopa Community Colleges include gender identity in non-discrimination policy
Group ends campaign for 2014 marriage equality measure
Equal Marriage Arizona reassesses its plans to put same-sex marriage on the 2014 ballot. PLUS: Legal experts say the courts could eventually decide the marriage issue nationally.
The Human Rights Campaign expresses concerns about an effort to put marriage equality on the 2014 ballot. PLUS: Equal Marriage Arizona's ballot language is questioned.
Partisan politics could have an impact on an effort to get marriage equality on the 2014 ballot. PLUS: An interview with Equal Marriage Arizona campaign consultant Tim Mooney.
An Echo Magazine special report examines who's behind the effort to put marriage equality on the ballot in Arizona PLUS: The obstacle course that the initiative effort will have to navigate.
Working toward equality
Arizona could vote on marriage equality next year if a petition drive to put the issue on the ballot is successful.
Lawrence Robinson seeks to create a diverse coalition in his bid for the Phoenix City Council from District 8
Austin Head is a different kind of candidate for Phoenix City Council from District 4.
Karlene Koegh Parks promises change on the Phoenix City Council if she defeats Sal DiCiccio in District 4.
David Lujan says his experience will help him stand out in a crowded field of candidates for the Phoenix City Council from District 4.
Virgel Cain campaigns for Phoenix City Council from District 2.
Jeffrey Brown seeks Phoenix City Council seat from District 4.
Voters have a chance to elect LGBT candidates and allies to the Phoenix City Council.
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