Topics :: Phoenix

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Phoenix’s High Five

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Apr 28, 2014
Don’t let your opinion of Arizona be swayed by SB 1026. On the ground you’ll find plenty of progressive legislators, community leaders and creative entrepreneurs who also happen to be members or allies of the LGBT community.

Confessions of a Benchwarmer: Spring Training and Beyond in the Sonoran Desert

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Apr 25, 2014
What happens when EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler unleashes the ghosts of baseball past at Phoenix’s Cactus League spring training? Let’s just say there are a lot of balls in the air.

Gay Days Arrives in Arizona

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The heat is on in Arizona as Gay Days arrives in Phoenix, May 8-12, 2014. Organizers of Arizona’s inaugural year anticipate upwards of 10,000 participants at 15 different events throughout the long weekend.

Go for the Food: Phoenix

By Terry Tang | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Nearly 60 food trucks belong to the Phoenix Street Food Coalition. Now, some of the city’s food truck operators are trading car keys for tables and chairs.

Obama Heads to Phoenix to Pitch Mortgage Reform

By Julie Pace | Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the nation’s mortgage finance system, including shutting down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - a plan with bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.

Raising Arizona

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Police: Phoenix Area Man Killed Wife Over HIV Fear

Thursday Apr 11, 2013
A Phoenix man charged with killing his wife and adult son told police he carried out the killings out of a fear he had given his wife HIV from prostitutes he frequented and out of concern about what would become of his jobless son.

Phoenix Adopts LGBT Anti-Discrimination Measure

Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
The Phoenix City Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the city’s anti-discrimination law to include protections for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people in city contracts, housing, employment and public accommodations.

Go-Go Dancer, Bar Manager Fends Off Ax Attacker at Gay Bar

By Robert Nesti | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
A bar manager and go-go dancer helped stop a man from attacking patrons in a gay bar with an ax.

TV Memorabilia Needs a Home

By John Rogers | Monday Jan 7, 2013
A former Hollywood joke writer gets serious about his collection of some of TV’s greatest artifacts.

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