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 […]
Daily Community Rally with Paula Aboud and Wingspan
Meet daily at 4:30 pm Monday, Feb. 24th through Friday, Feb. 28th. Friends and allies, please join us as we continue the momentum in our community. This is an official daily rally that will continue throughout the week! Lets increase the crowds every day and make a stance loud and clear. Follow any changes to […]
Call the Governor to VETO SB1062
Call Governor Brewer and ask her to veto this discriminatory piece of legislation: DIAL: (602) 542-4331 or (520) 628-6580 SAY: Hi, my name is __________ and I live in _____________. I’m calling to urge Governor Brewer to veto SB1062. Arizonans believe in freedom for all — and that includes our gay and lesbian neighbors. Please reject this […]