Content Filed Under: 2018 Election

The 2018 election will be an important one, as many key governorships and U.S. Congressional seats are due to be voted on.


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Transgender Awareness Week: Checking in on the #RainbowWave – Including Historic Wins for Transgender People

By Adam Polaski • November 17, 2018, 9:54 am
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Transgender Awareness Week: Reflecting on Policy Victories in 2018

By Shane Stahl • November 16, 2018, 3:11 pm
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Historic Win in Massachusetts Caps a Year of Transgender Nondiscrimination Victories

By Shane Stahl • November 9, 2018, 2:48 pm The historic victory of the Yes on 3 campaign in Massachusetts on Tuesday caps a year of major victories upholding transgender nondiscrimination protections nationwide.
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Midterms Preview: 6 Big Election Stories to Watch That Could Impact LGBTQ Equality

By Adam Polaski • November 5, 2018, 11:12 am The 2018 midterm elections could yield historic results for LGBTQ Americans – both in terms of pro-LGBTQ policies affirmed and LGBTQ representation in government at the local, state, and federal levels.
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NowThis Video Highlights Importance of Defending Transgender Protections in MA This November

By Shane Stahl • August 20, 2018, 2:55 pm The video features campaign staffers and stories of those impacted by the existing protections.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: History Made in VT and Steps Forward in PA & MS

By Shane Stahl • August 18, 2018, 12:34 am Read the most important news in nondiscrimination for the week of August 12.
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VT’s Christine Hallquist Becomes First Openly Transgender Person to Win Major Party Gov. Nomination

By Shane Stahl • August 15, 2018, 9:08 am Hallquist will join three other openly LGBTQ candidates on statewide gubernatorial ballots this November.
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Business Community Comes Together in Boston to Support the Massachusetts Yes on 3 Campaign

By Shane Stahl • August 1, 2018, 1:50 pm Organizations across the state announced their endorsement of the Yes on 3 campaign to defend transgender public accommodations protections.
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This Week in Nondiscrimination: Major Wins in the Judiciary and MA Ballot Issue Receives Official Designation

By Shane Stahl • July 13, 2018, 3:43 pm The principle of nondiscrimination was upheld in HI and IA, and MA received it's rallying cry for this November's election: YES on 3!
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YES on 3: Massachusetts Campaign to Defend #TransLawMA Receives Official Ballot Designation

By Shane Stahl • July 12, 2018, 3:35 pm #TransLawMA was signed into law in 2016, but now faces a repeal effort after anti-LGBTQ opponents successfully petitioned the issue to the ballot.
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After 2 Years In Effect, Massachusetts Transgender Nondiscrimination Faces Huge Test

By Shane Stahl • July 6, 2018, 4:29 pm Celebrating 2 years of comprehensive statewide nondiscrimination protections, and emphasizing the importance of defending them this November.
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In State After State, Americans Reject Anti-Transgender Discrimination on the Ballot

By Shane Stahl • July 3, 2018, 10:28 am A compilation of instances where voters have rejected anti-transgender discrimination.
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Anti-LGBTQ Campaign to Force Transgender Discrimination onto the Ballot Fails in Montana

By Adam Polaski • June 30, 2018, 12:32 pm Today news broke that opponents of LGBTQ equality in Montana failed to submit the necessary number of signatures to qualify a discriminatory anti-transgender ballot measure proposed for the November 2018 election.
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Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination

By Shane Stahl • June 2, 2018, 4:44 pm A look at the Highs and Lows of the 2018 Legislative Session – and how everything that happened this year builds momentum toward future gains and fuels the LGBTQ movement for the months and years to come.
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Congressional Candidate Wendy May Makes History in North Carolina

May 29, 2018, 2:45 pm With the announcement of her campaign, Wendy May has become the first openly transgender person to run for elected office in North Carolina. Here, she speaks about her desire to be a strong voice for equality.