BOSTON, DECEMBER 3, 2010 — Statement by MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. on U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s announcement today to vote to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” 

Dec 3, 2010

Thanks in no small part to your work, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown announced today that he will support the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Since March, you signed 2,262 postcards urging Sen. Brown to vote for repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and we delivered them to Sen. Brown during visits to his Boston office.

You wrote 110 handwritten letters to Sen. Brown urging him to support repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and we mailed them to his office.

Dec 3, 2010


This post-election period is bittersweet. Nationally, voters exorcised their economic angst on a lot of pro-LGBT pols. But here in Massachusetts, we retained an overwhelming majority of pro-LGBT lawmakers in the State House. And we reelected the most pro-LGBT Governor in history. As a result, Massachusetts is poised to do even more to protect the rights of LGBT citizens from cradle to grave.

Nov 3, 2010

Kara Suffredini, executive director of MassEquality, has a challenge for opponents of the Massachusetts Transgender Civil Rights Bill: Make it Better for youth in Massachusetts by engaging in a civil, respectful public debate about the bill.

Oct 21, 2010

BOSTON, October 14, 2010 —The MassEquality Political Action Committee today announced its final round of endorsements for the 2010 Massachusetts legislative elections.

Oct 14, 2010


BOSTON, OCTOBER 13, 2010—Statement by MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. on U.S. Department of Justice’s appeal of two court decisions finding Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional:

“This appeal is just one more step in the long road to repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act, which forces states like Massachusetts to treat married same-sex couples like second-class citizens. But it serves as a much-needed reminder of the stark choice voters will have on Nov. 2.

Oct 13, 2010


BOSTON, OCTOBER 13, 2010 —Statement by MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini on Judge Virginia A. Phillips’ order to the U.S. Department of Defense to immediately halt discharges under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:

Oct 13, 2010


BOSTON, October 12, 2010 —Today, the MassEquality PAC announces its endorsement of Martha Coakley for Attorney General, Steve Grossman for Treasurer, and Suzanne Bump for Auditor.

Oct 12, 2010