BOSTON, May 16, 2012—Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the rights of same-sex couples to wed in Massachusetts. MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. issued the following statement on the eve of the anniversary:
BOSTON, May 9, 2012—Yesterday, voters in North Carolina approved an amendment to the North Carolina state constitution prohibiting recognition of “domestic legal unions.” State law in North Carolina already prohibited marriages of same-sex couples.
MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini, Esq. issued the following statement in response to the vote:
BOSTON, May 9, 2012—Today, during an interview with ABC News, President Barack Obama expressed his support for marriage equality for all Americans. His statement of support comes after three of his cabinet officials, including Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan have all expressed support for marriage equality recently.
Boston, May 7, 2012—MassEquality announces today that it is seeking volunteers and marchers to join the organization for Massachusetts Youth Pride May 19, 2012. Youth Pride, which celebrates the diversity of the state’s LGBTQ and allied youth, is a day-long festival that takes place from 11am-4pm on Boston Common.
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.