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Please take the 9th LGBT Community Survey from CMI!

Please take the 9th LGBT Community Survey from CMI!

We would like to invite you to take a new survey about your opinions and preferences, from an LGBT perspective. 

There's power in our Pride! Participating in this study helps open doors-and minds-around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Previous surveys have yielded 45,000 respondents from 150 countries! You may have seen Community Marketing & Insights quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, etc. 

Click here to start the survey, or paste the following into your browser:

<http://ocaz.co/rnk> It should take 10-12 minutes to complete. Read more »

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Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Shop at Fry&#039;s and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Fry's V.I.P Rewards members can register their card to benefit the ONE Community Foundation. Every time you shop at Fry's a portion of your sale will directly benefit us. The good news is it's free and all you have to do is register your rewards card.   Read more »

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REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

PHOENIX (Feb. 10, 2014) – Today, Phoenix-based Republic Services announced it has signed theUNITY Pledge. Created in 2013 by ONE Community, the Pledge gives Arizona businesses and individuals a way to demonstrate support for workplace equality and equal treatment in housing and hospitality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals.  Read more »

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The Unromantic Reason Couples May Soon Be Tying the Knot

The Unromantic Reason Couples May Soon Be Tying the Knot

As the country awaits the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, some companies are dismantling programs that extend benefits to employees in domestic partnerships. These companies are effectively telling employees in domestic partnerships: Get married or lose your benefits.

The development is taking shape at companies such as Verizon and Delta, which have told employees in the 37 states that have legalized same-sex unions that benefits for same-sex domestic partners will no longer be available unless they marry. Verizon announced the policy change last July and is giving couples six months to marry or lose their domestic partner benefits. Read more »

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Millennials Pushing the Sharp Rise of the Religiously Unaffiliated

Millennials Pushing the Sharp Rise of the Religiously Unaffiliated

America has the largest population of affiliated Christians in the world, but recent data shows a clear trend of people increasingly leaving organized Christianity while secular and other faiths see an uptick in their ranks. The fastest rate of decline seems to be among the millennial generation, a population that has recently been shown to be more open to social change on issues such as LGBT rights and marriage equality. Read more »

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As Utah Goes... No Other State Can Follow

As Utah Goes... No Other State Can Follow

Holy Joseph Smith! Utah?
 
That pretty much sums up initial acclaim for the housing and employment LGBT nondiscrimination law signed by the Beehive State’s Republican governor Gary Herbert on March 12. The product of negotiations involving the ACLU, LGBT groups including Equality Utah, Democratic and Republican legislators, and the Mormon Church, the “Utah Compromise” was hailed by even the liberal Boston Globe as a “model for other red states.” 
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Phoenix Sparks Presented by Local First Arizona

Phoenix Sparks Presented by Local First Arizona

Local First Arizona has created a distinct event to welcome BALLE conference attendees to Phoenix and you are invited!  Join us for Phoenix Sparks, where you’ll hear from an amazing lineup of Arizona’s most diverse and passionate local thought leaders who will speak on what inspires them to enrich and cultivate their community.  Each speaker will  get 20 slides and have 5 minutes on the historic Orpheum Theatre stage. Speakers include: Read more »

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