Gov. Brewer is Making Tax Day Even Worse
Tax Day is Today! While April 15th is a day most Americans have come to dread, for same-sex couples in the Grand Canyon State—it brings an extra burden of heartache. Because the state of Arizona still refuses to recognize legally married gay and lesbian couples—thousands of couples must file their state taxes as if they […]
Wingspan’s Multi-Faith Working Group Faith Leaders Breakfast
Wingspan’s Multi-Faith Working Group Faith Leaders Breakfast was a raving success, with over 70 in attendance. We had Pastor Gayle Bintliff of Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, and Pastor Ron Rude of Lutheran Campus Ministry at The University of Arizona speaking. Also speaking were Former State Senator Paula Aboud and Erin Ogletree, Chair of the Log […]
Thank You, Tucson!
Wednesday, February 26th at 5:45 pm, Wingspan Staff and Community Members were protesting in front of Governor Brewer’s Tucson Office when the governor announced that she would veto SB1062. The bill would have hurt Arizona businesses, divided Arizonians, and increased suffering of LGBTQ people in Arizona. The crowd of protestors erupted in a unison of […]
EON Youth – Empowerment through Art & Music
Empowerment through Art & Music “Music is a therapy. It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient” Yehudi Menuhin. Wingspan’s Youth Outreach Specialist, Jeanette Valencia, is implementing a new art and music program at Eon Youth Lounge. Having previous experience working with youth and hosting various art events, […]
Help Wingspan Make a Marriage Equality Mural!
Wingspan is proud to announce a new collaboration with Signs for Change: A Mural Art & Sign Project for Marriage Equality to produce a marriage equality mural right here at Wingspan! Are you a creative thinker, an art lover, or an artist yourself? Wingspan needs community members like you to share your vision of what marriage equality […]
PFLAG Tucson 2014 Scholarships
This year PFLAG’s scholarship program is again supported in part by funds from the LGBT–Straight Alliance Fund, a fund held at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. The Alliance Fund has awarded us a $2,500 matching grant, allowing us to award five joint $1,000 scholarships in the name Gene Moore, our past president, and one […]