A Third Update on the Political Q&A Series on My Blog – Which Candidates Responded and Which Have Not (yet)

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

As of today, we’ve received and published Q&As from 13 candidates. 10 other candidates requested a Q&A, but still haven’t followed through on their commitment. At least 11 candidates ignored my request INCLUDING Josh Shapiro. I recently blogged about the WHY it matters piece of identifying candidates who haven’t followed through on their commitment or […]

Q&A with Sara Innamorato, Candidate for PA House District 21

Sara

As a lifelong Pittsburgher and resident of Lawrenceville for 12 years, I have spent my free time getting to know the identity of each community, sometimes each ward, by listening to the personal stories of my constituent. This is the next post of our 2022 primary election season series ‘Political Q&A’ with progressive candidates throughout […]

Q&A with Malcolm Kenyatta, Candidate for US Senate

Malcolm Kenyatta LGBT

I am backed by multiple unions and every progressive organization that has decided to weigh in on this race. My support of elected officials spans all across the commonwealth This is the next post of our 2022 primary election season series ‘Political Q&A’ with progressive candidates throughout Pennsylvania. Candidates can be anywhere in Pennsylvania running […]

Q&A with Jonathan Lovitz, Candidate for PA House District 18

I am the most experienced public servant; the most endorsed and best funded candidate, ready to help flip seats across PA after the primary; and the most prepared to tackle bipartisan issues with proven results. We can never forget that our community includes too many unsung heroes who are beacons of hope for women, communities […]

Q&A with Arvind Venkat, Candidate for PA House District 30

Telehealth is a game changer in access to healthcare, especially for mental health services. Legislation has not moved in the General Assembly on this topic due to abortion politics, specifically related to the use of Telehealth to give women access to reproductive healthcare. As the only physician in the General Assembly, I will be a […]

Where do These 36 Pennsylvania State and Federal Candidates Stand on the Potential to Overturn Roe? Nine of Them Have Told Us in our Q&A Series

Political Q&A

As part of our current Political Q&A series with candidates running in the May 2022 Primary, we require participants to identify as pro-choice along with meeting other criteria. For me choice/body autonomy/reproductive justice are deeply embedded in LGBTQ equality and rights. That is also true in terms of the Supreme Court rationale used in cases […]

Q&A with Sean Meloy, Candidate for US Congress PA-17

Any group that wants folks to care about elections has to be caring about the communities and their people outside of election season – and then show the connection between the issues people are facing at the local and state government. We also see turnout increase when non-traditional candidates step forward; we’ve seen this across […]

Q&A With Summer Lee, Candidate for US Congress PA-12

Summer Lee for Congress

Our campaign is building an energizing and unifying movement that centers poor and working-class people, at a table big enough for everyone to have a seat. This isn’t about me, or any one person. We don’t take corporate PAC checks, or fossil fuel money, and we’re focused on building a multiracial, multigenerational movement, ready to deliver […]

Here’s Why I Publicly Identify Candidates Who Do Not Complete My Political Q&A

Holding candidates accountable

Someone asked me privately recently about my choice to publicly list candidates I’ve approached to complete my Campaign Q&A series, specifically identifying those who have not responded to my request at all. In other words, this is a long post explaining a blog series policy, procedures, and impact so its on the record for anyone […]

A Second Little Update on the Political Q&A Series on My Blog – Which Candidates Responded and Which Have Not (yet)

Political Q&A

So a little update on the Political Q&A series on my blog. I sent out several Q&A’s since my last update. We are willing to interview progressive candidates across the Commonwealth who 1) support fully LGBTQIA+ equality 2) are pro-choice, and 3) acknowledge that Joe Biden did win the Presidential Election in 2020. Candidates in […]