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Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, and Bisexual

Here are links to various types of gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual groups and organizations in the Phoenix area. Some are recreational, some are educational, some are support groups.
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Domestic Partner Registry
If you have a domestic partner, you'll want to learn about the domestic partner registry established by some cities in Arizona.

Phoenix Pride Festival
Pictures taken at the 2007 Phoenix Pride Festival. The Phoenix Pride Festival is held each spring in Phoenix, Arizona.

RoadRunner Regional Rodeo
Get the details about the RoadRunner Regional Rodeo, sponsored by the Arizona Gay Rodeo Association and held in the Phoenix, AZ area.

RoadRunner Regional Rodeo Photo Gallery
Photo gallery of the RoadRunner Regional Rodeo. The RoadRunner Regional Rodeo is sponsored by the Arizona Gay Rodeo Association and is held in the phoenix, Arizona area each year.

Arizona and Gay Marriage
Read an overview about Arizona and the gay marriage initiatives that have taken place here.

Formerly The Valley of the Sun Gay & Lesbian Community Center. Provides a safe space and help to develop a positive self-acceptance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender people of all ages and backgrounds.

Arizona Central Pride
The main function of this organization is fundraising through their annual parade and festival.

Arizona Gay Rodeo Association
The Phoenix Chapter's site has information about membership and upcoming special events.

Arizona Nude Dudes
A group of men who focus on nudism. From their web site: "Nudity is mandatory at our events and overt sexual activity is prohibited."

AZ Gay Couples
A social group for gay male couples in the Phoenix area who are seeking to meet life-long friends. Members are in committed relationships and seek friendship with like-minded couples. Membership is free.

AZ Gays.com
A good resource for Arizona gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender information. Gay news headlines, too.

S.C.A.M.P. stands for Scottsdale, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Mesa, & Phoenix This is a site only for Lesbians who live in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. SCAMP is a Lesbian Email Discussion List.

Desert Adventures
Men and women participating in recreational activities, such as hiking, camping, short trips and parties.

Desert Valley Squares
Gay and lesbian square dancing and lessons. Visitors are encouraged at this central Phoenix organization.

Desperado Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Featuring films from the LGBT community. Proceeds from this event benefit the Paradise Valley Community College Rainbows Scholarship.

Echo Magazine
Exploring the GLBT community in Phoenix.

Gay Universe
Profiles of Arizona people looking for others.

Greater Phx Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
A professional association concentrating its efforts on networking and social activities.

Healthy Place - Gay is OK
A site dedicated to preventing teen suicide.

HRC - Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in Arizona alongside state and local groups and lawmakers.

International Gay Bowling Organization
There are four gay/lesbian bowling leagues in the Phoenix area and one in Tucson.

ION Arizona
"Since 2001, ION Arizona has been bringing the Arizona GLBT community the most fun, talked about and sexy magazine on the planet."

Marigold Creek
Marigold Creek is a 190-unit gated community located in Surprise, AZ. It is gay-owned and operated. It is an upscale, resort-style retirement community designed for gays, lesbians and their friends and family.

Miss Gay Arizona America
Throughout the history of Miss Gay Arizona America, many young men have graced the stage in hopes of capturing one of the most prestigious titles in the State of Arizona.

A Native American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-Spirit organization in the Phoenix area. Objectives include educating society about Native American GLBT traditions and advocating for relevant issues.

Phoenix Alternative Personal Ads
Gay, lesbian, transgender & bi-sexual personal ads.

Phoenix Gay Singles and Personals
Looking for a friend or a relationship?  These personal ads might be the ticket.

Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus
Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus has over 100 member who perform concerts, benefits and service projects. Formerly known as the Grand Canyon Men's Chorale.

Phoenix PFLAG
The Phoenix Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians And Gays. "Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning individuals, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy."

Phoenix Shanti Group
Provides direct client services to individuals, families and loved ones infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. "Our services complement medical treatment programs and support individuals in increasing not only their health by also quality of life."

Phoenix Sunfish
The Phoenix Sunfish is a (mostly) Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT) masters swim team in Phoenix, AZ.

Rainbows Festival
This is the largest gay/lesbian event in the state of Arizona. It's an urban street fair with music, entertainment, shopping, food, dancing, and more.

Tempe vs. Boy Scouts
Read about the controversy about Tempe, Arizona declining to support the Boy Scouts because of their position on homosexuality.

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS
Helps those living with HIV/AIDS to live long and productive lives while expanding education and prevention and research efforts to stop the spread of this disease. Formerly known as Phoenix Body Positive.

The Phoenix Sunfish
The Phoenix Sunfish is a (mostly) Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT) masters swim team in Phoenix, AZ.

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