"It appears Charlie Baker was for transgender civil rights before he was against them," said Political Director DeeDee Edmondson.

Apr 19, 2010

Board of Directors to Launch National Search for New Leader

Mar 30, 2010

S. 2283, An Act Relative to Bullying in Schools ("The Anti-Bullying Bill") will soon be coming before the Massachusetts Senate for a vote. MassEquality supports this bill and urges the Legislature to act quickly on its passage.

"We believe this bill's requirements go a long way toward creating a school climate that ensures the safety of all students," said Executive Director Scott D. Gortikov.

Mar 12, 2010

On February 18, Attorney General Martha Coakley filed a motion for summary judgment in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al, a federal lawsuit that seeks to have Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) declared unconstitutional.

If the attorney general's motion is granted a federal judge will decide the case instead of a jury, precluding a lengthy trial.

Section 3 of DOMA defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman for the purposes of federal law and regulation.

Feb 19, 2010