Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Call to Action: MA Healthy Youth Act, sex education bill, written testimony needed

The state senate has already passed this bill, it needs to pass the house. Let’s make sure our youth have the knowledge they need to make the right decisions.

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UPDATE: How did your senator vote? Senate to vote on a bill to make ‘conversion therapy’ illegal THURSDAY – quick action needed!

The bill, H140: An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors, would make harmful “conversion therapy” for minors, illegal. Please contact your State Senator! Details and contact info here.

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Ron Beaty, AGAIN. What can we do? UPDATE

Update. Ron Beaty didn’t show up to face a standing room only crowd who came from all over Cape Cod to confront him. Despite his excuses of a “family emergency” during the meeting he was tweeting about the weather. The Cape Cod Times captured the meeting in a photo spread that leads with his empty desk and includes photos of

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ELECTION. All politics is local, why we must vote BLUE up and down the ballot.

This is our closing argument for the 2018 midterms.  Our inboxes are full right now with closing arguments from all of the campaigns we’ve made contact with during this election season; this is our last minute effort to talk about why this election is so important at the local level. Women’s rights are at risk. The appointment of Kavanaugh to

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THANK YOU PAUL! Will Crocker has filed bills and voted against women, families and LGBTQ, Paul Cusack will actually represent us!

Thank you to Paul and his hard-working team for a hard fought race. This was the closest race against a state rep incumbent here on the Cape. We will be watching our legislators’ sponsorships and votes. Download a copy formatted to 4 to a page During the two years since Will Crocker was elected, he has done little for ALL

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CONGRATULATIONS! State Senator Julian Cyr has been an important asset to all of us!

UPDATE: Julian won – thank you to Julian and his hard working team! We are reposting this for your last minute election consideration! (This post has been updated.) Julian’s experience and ability to understand his constituency have served us well. He is hard working and that is reflected in the number and importance of the bills he’s filed, the money

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A long list of policies Trump has UNDONE so far, under-reported but SO important!

This list was taken from a recent Washington Post article and is being updated. This is so important, so much of this impacts our daily lives, yet we know nothing about it.  Among the results of these reversals?  Companies with federal contracts don’t have to comply with laws that protect women in the workplace, states have fewer limits on drug-testing

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CALL TO ACTION – Healthy Youth Sex Education Bill – contact your state legislators

UPDATE: THIS BILL HAS PASSED THE SENATE BUT STILL WE NEED THE HOUSE TO Please send an email or make a phone call to your State House Representative and ask them to support this bill. Cape and Islands legislators contact here. If you don’t know who your state rep is check here. Find your legislator’s contact information here. Please leave

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Knit, crochet or sew a cap for women marching in Jan. 21 march in DC

(Thanks to Naomi Keeling of Falmouth for bringing this to our attention!) Help support women marching in Washington D.C. on January 21 by knitting, crocheting or sewing a cap and sending a message! The Pussyhat Project includes a downloadable pdf with a pattern: The Women’s March on Washington D.C. is happening January 21, 2017! The Pussyhat Project launched Thanksgiving weekend! As

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Updated: Cape Cod March on Boston -Walk in Solidarity Jan 21

UPDATE: Two buses filled, new buses added information here about a tour operator putting a bus together here. JOIN US! On the day after the inauguration, January 21, 12:00-3:00 PM on BOSTON COMMON as we walk in solidarity with communities most affected by the hate, intolerance and acts of violence being perpetrated throughout the nation –communities of women, immigrants, people

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Cape Cod March on Boston: Join us! Walk in Solidarity Jan 21

Our goal is to join people from across Massachusetts and hundreds of thousands of Americans from other cities, towns and schools across the nation to march together to send a message to our leaders and legislators, local, state and federal that the United States of America stands for values of human decency, equal rights and freedom from discrimination.

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