Tag: LGBTQ Rights

Legislative Endorsement: It’s Far Past Time for MA to Ban Conversion Therapy

As young Democrats, we are proud of the role that Massachusetts has played in the advancement of LGBTQIA rights in the US. We were the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. We have strong laws to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity —  overwhelmingly reaffirmed by the voters on the ballot in November. However, we…
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YDMA @ Boston Pride 2018

Last Saturday, YDMA marched in the Boston Pride parade. The Massachusetts Democratic Party platform is clear about the importance of continuing broad-range support for LGBTQ+ rights, including protecting the transgender civil rights law and opposing all forms of so-called “conversion therapy.” With the Trump administration in Washington turning the clock backwards on LGBTQ+ rights, and…
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YDMA Statement on Rep. Colleen Garry

As young Democrats, we are proud of the progressive platform of the Massachusetts Democratic Party and the leadership our Commonwealth has shown on a range of issues. That leadership is the result of the work of Democratic activists and elected officials across the state. Unfortunately, time and time again, we have seen Representative Colleen Garry…
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