Midterm turnout is historically dismal, with most Americans more concerned with who sits in the White House rather than who walks the halls of Congress. But voters who are waiting until 2024 to cast a vote, should consider supporting a new wave of LGBTQ candidates fighting for their lives this election season. More than 100 […]
Just as San Francisco’s LGBTQ population is aging into retirement years, so is Oakland’s LGBTQ community seeing a growing number of its members become senior citizens.
(New York, NY – October 27, 2022) In partnership with local and state equality groups, GLAAD released a compilation of resources highlighting what’s at stake for voters who care about LGBTQ-related issues in this year’s midterm
The LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its 2022 Out on the Trail report Wednesday. This is the only annual report on the number and diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran for office in 2022. At least 1,065 openly LGBTQ people ran or are running for offices with elections in […]
In January 2023, La’Tasha Mayes, who is running unopposed for Pennsylvania’s 24th state house district, will join only a handful of openly LGBTQ elected officials in Harrisburg. She’ll also become the first out lesbian to serve in the General Assembly. Mayes grew up in West Philadelphia and went to college in Pittsburgh, where she has […]
Odessa Kelly is the archetype of a grassroots community advocate turned politician. Her long, wavy locs frame the kind of smile that will lend you a cup of sugar or invite you to an impromptu backyard barbecue just because. Kelly speaks like someone who has been in the trenches, can relate to all our struggles, […]
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Congressional Republicans introduced what some are calling a national version of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill also called the “Don’t Say Gay” measure, according to NBC News. On Oct. 18, U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana