15 06, 2017

The Fight for Equality Continues

By | 2017-06-15T01:20:13+00:00 June 15th, 2017|EQUALITY NOW, National News|Comments Off on The Fight for Equality Continues

Only a few months in, Donald Trump’s presidency is already doing real harm to our country and our core American values. The President recently rescinded the Obama administration’s guidelines that ensured transgender students could use facilities consistent with their gender identity. A draft executive order that leaked to the media suggests that he also wants [...]

1 03, 2017

STANDING UP FOR LGBT EQUALITY IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

By | 2017-04-08T08:35:07+00:00 March 1st, 2017|EQUALITY NOW|Comments Off on STANDING UP FOR LGBT EQUALITY IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

Last month, Donald Trump became our nation’s 45th president. This is not the result that I hoped for. It’s certainly not the result that most LGBT Rhode Islanders hoped for. But it is the result of our electoral system in action. And it means that, now more than ever, all of us will have to [...]

1 06, 2016

EQUALITY NOW: Congressman David Cicilline Speaks About Civil Rights

By | 2016-06-18T20:55:39+00:00 June 1st, 2016|EQUALITY NOW|Comments Off on EQUALITY NOW: Congressman David Cicilline Speaks About Civil Rights

Since our founding more than 200 years ago, the United States has consistently marched toward fulfilling the ideal that all people are equal under the law. This process has not always been easy but it’s an ideal we share–fairness and equality are core American values. That’s why most Americans would be surprised to hear that [...]