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77% of Equality PA Endorsed Candidates Win Primaries, 9 of 9 LGBTQ Candidates move on to November General Election

Equality PA congratulates the endorsed candidates who won their important elections during the 2018 Pennsylvania Primary.  John Dawe, interim executive director said, “We will continue to work to educate and activate voters to vote for candidates who support LGBTQ equality and to vote against candidates who have a record that contradicts our core values of fairness, equality, equity, and justice.” Continue reading.

MY STORY: I’m a first time #EqualityVoter

With the polls opening in less than 14 hours, I’d like to take the time to share my personal story.
I never believed in voting. Having to pick a party, pick “a side”, and conform to certain values never felt right to me.  For a long time, that wasn’t who I was and that was the end of it as far as I was concerned. I didn’t take the time to do research or consider the impact elections make, not only on my community, but on myself and the people I loved. Continue reading.

Why John Fetterman?

Governor Wolf has been a friend and supporter of the LGBTQ community in more ways than we can list right now, and he and Senator Casey stand up for LGBTQ Equality time and time again in Washington, Harrisburg, and across the Commonwealth. These are easy choices when we go to the polls tomorrow/Tuesday for the Democratic Primary, made especially easy because they don’t have Democratic Primary challengers. Continue reading.

VOTING RESOURCES: Primary Election 2018

There are less than 48 hours until the polls open in Pennsylvania in this extremely important primary.  Equality Pennsylvania has endorsed candidates in all corners of the state. It is critical that anyone eligible to vote in the Democratic Primary* vote on Tuesday.  Polls open 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.  Anyone in line at 8 p.m. must be allowed to vote.  Here are resources to help…. Continue reading.

Preemption Primer: Blocking Local Government from Protecting LGBTQ People

Around the country, cities and counties are taking steps to promote progress and to protect their residents on a range of issues including raising the minimum wage, guaranteeing paid sick days, updating their nondiscrimination ordinances to protect LGBTQ people, and enacting policies that promote immigrant rights, environmental protection, public health, gun safety, and more. Continue reading.

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