All posts for the month June, 2014

Tell Attorney General Horne: Stop defending Arizona’s marriage ban

Sign our petition now and urge Attorney General Tom Horne to stop defending Arizona's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

Former Republican AG says he wouldn’t defend Arizona’s marriage ban

Today, former Republican Attorney General Grant Woods published a powerful op-ed in AZ Central, criticizing Arizona’s marriage ban and making the case for why the state should stop defending the ban in court.

KNAU Public Radio: Largest U.S. Presbyterian Denomination OKs Marrying Gay Couples

The nation's largest Presbyterian denomination has voted to allow its pastors to perform same-sex marriages in states where such unions are legal.

KTAR: Father’s Day times two: Gay parents not hindered by state adoption law

Luis Ortega plans to spend Father's Day with his son, Robert, at their favorite park, where they will remember Luis' partner and Robert's other dad, Christian Barco, who died suddenly last year.

AZCentral: What if gays saved traditional marriage?

At the elegant Royal Palms Resort near Camelback Mountain, two Arizona conservatives of note played host to an idea.

Arizonans for Freedom: David Martinez Jr.

Family is a central part of our lives and there’s absolutely nothing more important to me than seeing all of our children grow up to be successful, healthy and happy adults. But because the state of Arizona bans marriage for same-sex couples, my son David is denied the basic freedom to get married and start a family of his own simply because he is gay.

Meet Arizona Families: Tommy Stovall and Marc Sterling

Our family is just like any other family—we love to spend time together. Now, that Trevor is 13, we have more time with just the two of us, but when he was growing up, we coached his sports teams, took him to work with us when he was a baby and tried to go on at least one family vacation every year. And we still love to play tennis together.

Why Marriage Matters Arizona takes home award at Phoenix Pride

On Saturday, Why Marriage Matters Arizona was given the BJ Bud Community Spirit Award by Phoenix Pride at their annual gala

Intern with Why Marriage Matters Arizona

Apply for an internship with Why Marriage Matters Arizona and be a part of our historic campaign to win the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Arizona!

KNAU Public Radio: Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

The Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will be extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House announced today. The change comes as the Obama administration alters federal policies to fit the Supreme Court's repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act last June.