State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    Ambiguous
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Arizona

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Current status
(since May 8, 2001)
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 2001.
Sources:
Arizona House Bill 2016 (1st Session). Repeals statutes 13-1411 and 13-1412 of the Arizona State Law. Signed by Governor Jane Dee Hull 5/8/2001. azleg.state.az.us/legtext/4…
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Same-sex marriage in Arizona

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Current status
(since Oct 17, 2014)
Legal
Arizona became legal when the state attorney announced that he will not appeal the decision made by federal court.
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Right to change legal gender in Arizona

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
To change birth certificates. Changes pending. Missing Non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Arizona

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Jan 1, 2015–Sep 7, 2018
Legal
Under state and federal law.
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Current status
(since Apr 18, 2011)
Ambiguous
While same-sex adoption is legal in Arizona, 2011 Ariz Legis Serv. 147 (S.B. 1188) gives preference to "a married man and woman" over an individual. Thus, the preference for married individuals not only discriminates against unwed individuals of all orientations, but the wording also carries allows for discrimination against LGBT couples. Second parent adoption is not permitted for same-sex couples.
Sources:
aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_…
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/arizona
Arizona §25.23.020
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LGBT discrimination in Arizona

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Aug 10, 2016–Sep 9, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Only state protections for sexual orientation. Sexual orientation under state hate crime law. As well under sex discrimination under Section VII. Also under federal hate crime law for sexual orientation and gender identity. State discrimination protections state wide pending. Gender identity discrimination protection under Schwenk v. Hartford. Full employment discrimination protections pending.
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Until Aug 10, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
only locally in Arizona.
Sources:
No
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Until Aug 10, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
only locally in Arizona.
Sources:
No
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Until Aug 10, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
only locally in Arizona.
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, state employees are provided with domestic partner benefits. Additionally, state employees are protected from discrimination based upon sexual orientation only.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Arizona

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Jan 1, 2017–Sep 7, 2018
Ambiguous
Only for state employment for sexual orientation. As well state hate crime law for sexual orientation. under federal hate crime law for sexual orientation and gender identity. state discrimination protections pending state wide.
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Current status
No protections
There are no legal protections from employment discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification. However, state public employees are protected from discrimination based upon sexual orientation only, and they are allow access to domestic partner benefits.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Arizona

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Jan 1, 2012–Sep 9, 2018
Ambiguous
Cities and under the ruling of Section VII sex discrimination contains sexual orientation and gender identity. sexual orientation under hate crime law.
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Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Arizona

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Current status
(since Sep 20, 2011)
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Equal age of consent in Arizona

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Arizona

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Current status
(since 1983)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Conversion therapy in Arizona

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Sep 7, 2016–Sep 19, 2018
Ambiguous
in a few cities. an in one county. Not criminalized state wide.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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