All posts for the month September, 2014

Rabbi Louchheim on why he supports the freedom to marry

Today, in honor of Rosh Hashanah, we are featuring the endorsement of Rabbi Louchheim of Congregation Or Chadash who is speaking out for the freedom to marry for all Arizonans.

Arizona Couple’s Wedding Interrupted By Hate Speech

It was supposed to be the most beautiful day of their lives—the day when Arizonans Oscar De Las Salas and Gary Jackson married in near by San Diego, CA.

Latino Leaders Unite to Support the Freedom to Marry in Arizona

Latino community organizations, leaders from across the state join civil rights icon Dolores Huerta to endorse marriage for all couples

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: Lisa Urias

Lisa Urias is a proud Arizona Latina. She is a well-known businessperson who was born and raised in Phoenix.

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: Bettina Nava

Bettina Nava is a proud Arizona native, who has spent years working in the public and private sectors in policy and strategy.

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: Tony Moya and Jimmy Serna

When Tony Moya walked into Meryvn’s Department Store to pick up his final paycheck 19 years ago, he didn’t to meet the love of his life. Santiago “Jimmy” Serna had just moved to Phoenix, AZ, from Texas and was also working at the store. Tony had already quit, and that chance meeting brought the two men together.

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: Arjelia “Argie” Gomez

Arjelia "Argie" Gomez is Chief Financial Officer of Chicanos Por La Causa Inc., a community development organization in Arizona that has been operating for more than four decades. As a financial expert, Argie understands that marriage equality is the best move to protect Arizona’s growing business community.

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: Danny Ortega

Daniel “Danny” R. Ortega Jr. is the owner of the Ortega Law Firm in Phoenix, and previously served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of National Council of La Raza, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S. Like many Arizona professionals, Danny understands why marriage matters to all committed couples.

Meet Arizona Latinos for Marriage: 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 Latinos for Marriage: Tucson City Councilor Regina Romero

Tucson City Council Regina Romero is proud to add her name to the growing chorus of elected officials across Arizona who are speaking out for marriage equality. For Council Romero, there's never been any doubt that same-sex couples and their families should be treated equally under the law.