Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Surveys in Arizona have shown mixed views towards LGBTQ+ rights and issues.

History

Homosexual activity in Arizona

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Homosexual activity in Arizona is legal.

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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Same-sex marriage in Arizona is legal.

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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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Arizona

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Arizona is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
No law currently censors LGBT topics in Arizona.
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Right to change legal gender in Arizona

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Right to change legal gender in Arizona is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
To change birth certificates. Changes pending. Missing Non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Arizona

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Arizona is recognized.

Current status
Since Oct 2020
Recognized
Arizona residents can change their gender marker to an X on their driver's license, provided they can show a government issued ID with the same marker.
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LGBT discrimination in Arizona

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LGBT discrimination in Arizona is no protections.

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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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.
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Until Aug 10, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
only locally in Arizona.
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Until Aug 10, 2016
Illegal in some contexts
only locally in Arizona.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Arizona

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LGBT employment discrimination in Arizona is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Protected federally under a Supreme Court ruling.
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Until Jun 15, 2020
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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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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LGBT housing discrimination in Arizona

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LGBT housing discrimination in Arizona is no protections.

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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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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Same-sex adoption in Arizona

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Same-sex adoption in Arizona is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2015
Legal
Under state and federal law.

Single adoption and adoption by couples are permitted. Second parent adoption is also allowed, but only for married couples.
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Apr 18, 2011–Jan 1, 2015
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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Serving openly in military in Arizona

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Serving openly in military in Arizona is legal.

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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Blood donations by MSMs in Arizona

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Blood donations by MSMs in Arizona is legal.

Current status
Since May 11, 2023
Legal
The new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation.
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Apr 2, 2020–May 11, 2023
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Blood donation centers follow the non-binding FDA 3-month deferral guidance.
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Dec 21, 2015–Apr 2, 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
Blood donation centers followed the non-binding FDA one year deferral guidance.
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1983–Dec 21, 2015
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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Conversion therapy in Arizona is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it.
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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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Equal age of consent in Arizona

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Equal age of consent in Arizona is equal.

Current status
Equal
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