BOSTON, April 9, 2013—Today, MassEquality and the LGBT Aging Project called on lawmakers to create an LGBT Elder Commission to study and recommend ways to meet the unique needs of LGBT elders. The Joint Committee on Public Health will hear testimony about the need for a Commission at 1pm today at the Statehouse.
March 22, 2013—Next Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the challenge to California’s Proposition 8, an amendment to that state’s constitution that rescinded the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in United States v.
MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We do this by partnering across issues, identities and communities to build a broad, inclusive and politically powerful movement that changes hearts and minds and achieves policy and electoral victories.