Local organization marches Downtown Tucson for trans, immigrant rights

7/2/2022 2:00:00 AM

Leaders of the local transgender organization Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement organized a rally and march in downtown Tucson Thursday, June 30.

Downtown Tucson, Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

The group gathered in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Stone Avenue, on the final day of Pride Month to 'demand an end to trans detention, an end to Title 42 and anti-trans legislation.'

Leaders of the local transgender organization Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement organized a rally and march in downtown Tucson Thursday, June 30.

The group gathered in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Stone Avenue, on the final day of Pride Month to"demand an end to trans detention, an end to Title 42 and anti-trans legislation," the group shared on social media.Approximately 100 or more people, according to Familia: TQLM, marched to the U.S. Immigration Court at 300 W. Congress St.

"We are in critical times when transgender people are under attack so we must continue to mobilize ourselves and speak up against these injustices," said Jennicet Gutierrez, Co-Director of Familia: TQLM.Among their concerns were the protection of trans immigrants and a demand to end Title 42.

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(KGUN —  The group gathered in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Stone Avenue, on the final day of Pride Month to"demand an end to trans detention, an end to Title 42 and anti-trans legislation," the group shared on social media. Approximately 100 or more people, according to Familia: TQLM, marched to the U. Kelly Presnell, Arizona Daily Star FC Tucson vs Richmond Kickers Tucson native and MLS veteran Donny Toia (2) races in to challenge on a 50-50 ball in the Richmond Kickers box, trying to find the tying goal for FC Tucson in the second half of their USL League One game at Kino Sports Complex, Tucson, Ariz.S. Immigration Court at 300 W."She's been dead longer than she's alive.

Congress St., June 29, 2022. "We are in critical times when transgender people are under attack so we must continue to mobilize ourselves and speak up against these injustices," said Jennicet Gutierrez, Co-Director of Familia: TQLM. Among their concerns were the protection of trans immigrants and a demand to end Title 42. Members of the group also voiced concern that the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U. It's a day Maisch and many other Arizonans will never forget - and Maisch wants to make sure of that.

S. Supreme Court could signal a risk that members of the trans community could lose their rights. RELATED: Could overturning Roe V. Wade impact same sex marriage rights? Local reaction to Justice Clarence Thomas' opinion on same-sex marriage, contraception ——- Anne Simmons is a digital content producer for KGUN 9. Anne got her start in television while still a student at the University of Arizona." That Saturday started early for Maisch, who was first in line to meet Congresswoman Giffords.

Before joining KGUN, she managed multiple public access television stations in the Bay Area and has worked as a video producer in the non-profit sector. Share your story ideas and important issues with Anne by emailing anne.simmons@kgun9.com or by connecting on Instagram or LinkedIn. . "I do," said Maisch.