Gay Tucson Blog

The Gay Tucson Blog is updated regularly with current events, information, and possible musings from one of the members of our team. No matter the author or topic, it will always feature awesome things about Tucson’s LGBT community.

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From The GayTucson Blog...

The Morning After: How To Hack Your Mood

Last night was too much fun, long, and liquid. This morning, all efforts to pull yourself together are not happening. You want just to...

Rainbow Connection

Tucson’s Rising Phoenix Self-Defense & Fitness is a unique, queer-friendly martial arts and self-defense gym open to all ages, skill levels, and fitness levels....

Tucson’s Southern Arizona Senior Pride at a Glance

Southern Arizona Senior Pride was begun as a program of the Wingspan LGBTQ Community Center in 2002. When Wingspan closed its doors in 2014,...

Our League Tucson

Kickball in various different organizations is how most of the people in this wonderful league met. Our League Tucson was a dream made a...

Camaleón, The Lost Years Living in the Closet

Tucson author Carlos Valenzuela releases his second book, Camaleón, The Lost Years Living in the Closet, a sequel to Valenzuela's award-winning novella, Letters to Young...

Mineshaft Weekend Returns to Bisbee!

If you're looking for fun things to do in Tucson, also consider Bisbee. Mineshaft weekend returns to Bisbee September 22-26, 2022. This year it’s...

Essential Must-Haves to Beat The Heat

The weather in Tucson will stay in the mid-to-high 90s over the next couple of weeks, with some days approaching nearly 100 degrees. During...

Reveille Season 28 Open Rehearsals!

Do you have a choral background, love singing, or have always wanted to try singing? Were you a “drama kid” in high school or...

Religious Right Wing Attacking Reproductive Rights, Could Your Gay Rights Be...

fHere at GayTucson.com, we try to keep things light-hearted and uplifting. But there is something sinister snaking its way through our country. And it...

Show Us Your Awesome Talent at the 2022 Tucson Gay Pride...

While national Pride month has come and gone we still have the 45th annual Tucson Pride to look forward to in October! Here’s a...

I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Pride celebrations fill my heart with joy. What I see today for an older queer like me at seventy-six sometimes moves me to tears....

Leadership & Self-Care: Nutrition as a Leadership Development Strategy

How does your investment in personal nutrition forecast your potential as an effective leader and performance in leadership roles? Insist that it has little...

Pride Events in Arizona This June

Tucson Pride is in October, but for the rest of the country, it’s in June. You’ll know it by the mass rainbow apparel that...

Abortion Rights & The Community

If the attack on LGBTQ+ rights weren't enough...On May 2nd a 98-page majority draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked to Politico...

The Anti-LGBTQ Bills of 2022

If you don’t watch or read the news you might have missed the onslaught of anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in 2022. The majority of the...

Reduce, Re-use, and Repurpose: Your Bathroom Scale

In the earliest history of scales, merchants used these devices to assess the value of goods like grain, gold, and livestock. Imagining how it...

Spooning With My Best Friend

It took about a minute to realize plenty of non-queer people were in the closet with me--the byproduct of a judgmental society that forms...

The 2022 Southwest Love Fest is Coming!

You may have seen the flyers or online ads for the 2022 Southwest Love Fest. And if you aren’t familiar at all, we’re going...

Kenny K. Royal

We love supporting local and this week we caught up with Arizona-based rapper Kenny K. Royal. At the end of February, he dropped the...

The Annual Tucson Erotica Art Show

If you’re new to Tucson or just new to the art scene here, let me tell you about the annual Tucson Erotica Art Show....

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