Resistance is growing to Arizona's bill, SB 1062, which would permit businesses and individuals to deny not only LGBT people, but virtually anyone, any services they provide based on the provider's individual religious beliefs.
Arriving at Univision's handsome Southwestern campus in Phoenix, I wasn't sure what to expect. Every media meeting we do is different, and media professionals can sometimes feel anxious about covering LGBT people and issues.
Last week, Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh wanted to criminalize trans people for using the correct bathroom. He's backed down from that, but is now seeking to legalize discrimination against transgender people.
When the Phoenix City Council approved a local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in a 5-3 vote last month, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton affirmed, "This is the right thing to do for our city." State Representative John Kavanagh disagrees.
Daniel Hernandez, who helped save the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after a 2011 shooting, spent much of the last week sharing his story on several media outlets and serving as a great openly gay Latino role model.