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The End of ENDA?

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

If my gay colleagues choose to jettison ENDA, I'm willing to back off. But the question with which I am left is: Now what? Do we really expect that the House of Representatives, which won't even debate the version of ENDA with broad religious exemptions, will seriously consider a stricter amended one?

Arizona State Senator Tells Gay Colleague To 'Act More Gay'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) advised openly gay state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) to “act more gay” in a closed-door caucus meeting Tu...

Michele Bachmann Claims Gay People Are Bullying Americans

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is still not pleased with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's (R) decision to veto SB 1062 late last month. In an interview ...

Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Inspired This State Lawmaker To Come Out

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) announced on Wednesday that he is gay, saying the controversy over Senate Bill 1062 prompted him to go public wi...

The Arizona Veto: Sign of a New, Laser-Focused GOP?

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

It feels like at least every week, we're expected to believe that Republicans have learned their lesson about the dangers of embracing extremism. But is the lesson ever actually learned?

Amanda Terkel

Georgia, Mississippi Backtrack On Bills Mirroring Arizona Anti-Gay Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a national uproar over controversial "religious freedom" legislation in Arizona, Georgia and Mississippi have now backtracked on s...

Joe Walsh Claims LGBT Community Has Become 'Constitutional Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Amid widespread backlash against the Arizona anti-gay bill that was ultimately vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), Chicago radio host and former Re...

Amanda Terkel

Phoenix Mayor On Anti-Gay Bill: The 'Damage Has Already Been Done'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed controversial anti-gay legislation known as SB 1062 Wednesday evening, after the bill sparked a natio...

Are They Even Talking About The Same Story?

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media

Most media organizations took to Twitter and mobile alerts to report that Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed an Arizona bill that would have allowed businesse...

Amanda Terkel

Jan Brewer Announces Veto Of Arizona Anti-Gay Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced her decision to veto legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to legally refuse...

Jan Brewer To Make Announcement On Arizona Anti-Gay Bill

Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) will make a statement on Arizona's SB 1062 on Wednesday evening. Brewer is set to speak on the controversial measure, ...

Amanda Terkel

States Reassess Anti-Gay Bills After Blowback From Arizona Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the nation's attention has been focused on an anti-gay bill advancing in Arizona, about a dozen other states have been quietly con...

Group Cancels Event In Phoenix Over Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hispanic National Bar Association says it will cancel its 2015 convention in Phoenix over legislation adding protections for p...

Other States Copy Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

Politico | ANDREA DRUSCH | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

It’s not just Arizona. A Missouri state senator on Monday introduced legislation that could provide cover for businesses to deny service to same-...

Amanda Terkel

John Kerry Weighs In On Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry spoke out Wednesday against the recently passed anti-gay legislation in Arizona, giving the Obama administ...

Really, Arizona? Really? What You Can Do About Arizona's Anti-LGBT Law

Poy Winichakul | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Poy Winichakul

One thing is clear: If young people had more say in government, this kind of law wouldn't pass. Here's why.

Apple, Delta, Petsmart Join Fight Against Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

Corporate leaders are trying to convince Arizona’s Republican governor Jan Brewer that allowing businesses to discriminate is bad for business. ...

Mitt Romney Calls On Jan Brewer To Veto Arizona Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney came out Tuesday against Arizona's controversial anti-gay legislation known as SB 1062, calling o...

Amanda Terkel

Three GOP Backers Of Arizona Anti-Gay Bill Now Want Jan Brewer To Veto It

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Arizona state senators who helped push through an anti-gay piece of legislation known as SB 1062 are now urging Gov. Jan Brewer (R...

Super Bowl Host Committee Condemns Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

The host committee for next year's Super Bowl warned Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) not to sign the controversial anti-gay bill known as SB 1062, warning...

Amanda Terkel

This Wouldn't Be The First Time Bigots In Arizona Lost The State A Super Bowl

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona state lawmakers have thrust Super Bowl XLIX into the center of controversy, even though the game, set to be played in Glendale, ...

White House Has No Position Yet On Arizona's Anti-Gay SB 1062

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday the Obama administration currently doesn't have a position on Arizona's SB 1062, which would allow ...

Democratic Governor: Arizona Shouldn't Host 2015 Super Bowl If Jan Brewer Signs Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) spoke out against the controversial anti-gay bill in Arizona Monday, stating that if Gov. Jan Brewer (R) signs it into ...

Amanda Terkel

Arizona Congressional Delegation Speaks Out Against Anti-Gay Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of Arizona's congressional delegation, including its two Republican U.S. senators, are speaking out against the controversial an...

Arizona GOP State Senator Regrets Voting For Anti-Gay SB 1062: 'I Screwed Up'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Arizona state Sen. Steve Pierce (R) was one of the lawmakers who voted to pass SB 1062, a controversial bill that would allow businesses to refuse ser...