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LGBTQ people in Connecticut!
Last week we saw a historic victory for transgender people who are incarcerated with the passage of S.B. 13 An Act Concerning Fair Treatment of Incarcerated Women. We are the first state to pass a law that protects the safety and dignity of transgender people who are incarcerated by acknowledging a person by their gender identity, … Continue reading Historic Win for Transgender People in CT Prisons!
“When you grow up being gay we get used to being different and we understand there is explicit bias and implicit bias. It’s a sad day for many of us in Connecticut.” – Senator Beth Bye during the Senate vote on Justice Andrew McDonald’s nomination for Chief Justice of the CT Supreme Court. We echo Senator Bye’s … Continue reading Senate Votes NO: Justice McDonald’s Confirmation Defeated
We’re almost there and we can’t stop now – we need you to keep up the pressure to help ensure Justice Andrew McDonald is confirmed as Chief Justice! If confirmed, Justice McDonald will be the first openly gay chief justice in the United States and that matters to our communities. We need a Chief Justice … Continue reading McDonald Confirmation Vote Expected on Tuesday 3/27
So many of you took action last week and urged your Senator to vote YES on Justice McDonald’s nomination for Chief Justice of the CT Supreme Court but our work isn’t over yet. You may have already heard the disappointing and outrageous news from Hartford, that yesterday, in a 75-74 vote in House, we saw … Continue reading Urge your Senator to vote YES on Justice Andrew McDonald for Chief Justice!