All posts for the month October, 2013

Arizonans for Freedom: Senator Katie Hobbs

Katie Hobbs has represented the 15th district as a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, and is currently a Senator in district 24. Before taking her career in a political direction, Katie was a social worker by trade, and has a long history of community service. “My dedication to serving my community and its members started when I was just a student. I even met my husband, Patrick, when we were both volunteering at a Catholic parish,” Katie said. “Our mutual commitment to helping others has been a great bond throughout our relationship. Patrick and I have always supported each other, and have encouraged each other to always give back to our fellow Arizonans.”

Hiring: Project Director for Why Marriage Matters Arizona

Want to lead the effort to grow support for the freedom to marry in Arizona? We're hiring a Project Director. Click through to view the job description.

Meet Arizona Families: Sheila Kloefkorn and Sue Wieger

Sue Wieger and Sheila Kloefkorn were content with their busy lives when they met on a South Mountain hike in January of 2011.

Sheila shared, “When we met it was like we’d known each other for a long time. We had an instant chemistry. We shared friends and lived and hiked frequently on two sides of the same mountain but we hadn’t met.” The connection was powerful and it grew quickly. Sharing perspectives about life, relationships, business and their futures, the relationship grew.

Join us this weekend for the Phoenix Rainbows Festival!

As we build support for marriage in Arizona, we are busy reaching out to members of the community to talk about this important issue. This weekend, we’ve got a great opportunity to keep the momentum going at the Phoenix Rainbows Festival. This event will be a great way to connect with supporters of marriage and get them involved in our efforts. We need you help, sign up for a volunteer shift!

Arizonans for Freedom: Miriam and Jim Weisman

For Miriam and Jim Weisman, supporting the same-sex couples in their life was never a question. “We have always had friends and neighbors that are LGBT, and having them as a part of our lives has been a blessing,” Miriam said. “All that matters to me is our friendship and bond.”

Arizonans for Freedom: Miriam and Jim Weisman

For Miriam and Jim Weisman, supporting the same-sex couples in their life was never a question. “We have always had friends and neighbors that are LGBT, and having them as a part of our lives has been a blessing,” Miriam said. “All that matters to me is our friendship and bond.”

Meet Arizona Families: Scarlett Spring and Linda Buscemi

Scarlett Spring and Linda Buscemi met enjoying a shared favorite pastime at a Cardinals’ football game. “My company had tickets, and Linda was invited by my HR Director,” Scarlett said. “It was the fall of 2008, and immediately I knew that she was someone exceptional.”

Meet Arizona Families: Scarlett Spring and Linda Buscemi

Scarlett Spring and Linda Buscemi met enjoying a shared favorite pastime at a Cardinals’ football game. “My company had tickets, and Linda was invited by my HR Director,” Scarlett said. “It was the fall of 2008, and immediately I knew that she was someone exceptional.”