BOSTON ─ Today, former State Representative Martin Walsh was sworn in as the 45th mayor of Boston while the Boston City Council elected Bill Linehan as its next president in a 8-5 vote. Kara Coredini, executive director of MassEquality, issued the following statement:
BOSTON ─ MassEquality PAC, the political arm of the leading grassroots advocacy organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community in Massachusetts, announced today its endorsement for Maura Healey in her bid to become the state’s next Attorney General.
BOSTON ─ MassEquality will honor Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo as a political icon at its third annual Icon Awards on February 27, 2014 at 6pm at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Icon Awards celebrate the exceptional leadership of individuals and organizations who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to bettering the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and allies in the Commonwealth through elected office, legislative advocacy and public education and engagement.
BOSTON – Today, MassEquality announces its endorsement of State Senator Katherine Clark (D – Melrose) for Congress. Senator Clark is running to fill the Fifth Congressional District seat vacated by Senator Markey in his successful bid for U.S. Senate. The general election is on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.