Messages of Pride

To celebrate Pride Month 2020, Virtual Arizona Pride has asked members and allies of our Arizona LGBTQ+ community to share their thoughts on the importance of Pride and what it means to them.

David Fitzsimmon, Arizona Daily Star

Rebecca Semik, GLSEN Phoenix

Tami Wofford Staas, Arizona Trans Youth and Parent Organization

Sister Navi Ho, Grand Canyon Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Rep. Lorenzo Sierra, Arizona House of Representatives, Legislative District 19

Jeremy Bright, RipplePHX

Scott Blades, Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network

Nicole Stanton and Rep. Greg Stanton, US House of Representatives, Congressional District 9

Isis D. Frost, Miss Gay Tucson America 2020

Travis Craddock, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation

Sam Cloud, Tucson Pride

Edward Michael,

Louis Turner, United Gay Informed Men of African Descent

Kathy Hoffman, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

Miss Tucson Pride 2020 Lucinda Holliday and Mr. Tucson Pride 2020 Justin Deeper-Love

Senator Victoria Steele, Arizona Senate, LD6

Desiree DeMornay

Taylor Rene

Rep. Andres Cano, Arizona House of Represenatives, LD3

Nate Rhoton, Executive Director, one n ten

Stacey Jay Cavaliere, Executive Director, VIVRE

John Jackson Moyer, President, Tucson LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Michael Fornelli, Executive Director, Phoenix Pride

Mayor Kate Gallego, Mayor of Phoenix

Rep. Daniel Hernandez, Arizona House of Representatives, LD2

Rep. Alma Hernandez, Arizona House of Representatives, LD3