Birth - Death
Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate since 2011. Previously a member of the state House of Representatives, 2003-2009. Former member, Arizona Civil Rights Advisory Board, 1998 - 2002. In 2013 introduced a series of bills to enhance the rights LGBT persons by ending the state's ban on same-sex marriage, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, and ending the state's preference for married persons over single persons in adoption.