Proud to Endorse Democrat Summer Lee for Congress

I am proud to support Summer Lee for Congress in the Pennsylvania Primary. She’s been proactive with engaging the LGBTQ community since I first met her in 2017. And she’s never stopped advocating, creating a better world, and holding us all accountable for doing the same. She fearlessly challenges institutions that try to hold her […]

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 […]

30 Years After My Internship with Rick Santorum, the Official Photo Still Has Political Capitol

Rick Santorum Photo

This photo was taken 30 years ago, December. It was cold. DC is cold in December. I remember this sweater and coat, I felt so grown up. The woman who took the photo was Santorum’s secretary, Deborah (I think.) I was sort of hesitating about traveling in just for the photo, but she insisted I […]

I Want To Thank Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum internship

I’ve been waiting for this day with great anticipation. Rick Santorum’s entrance into the 2016 GOP Presidential Race comes just in time to commemorate the 25th anniversary of my internship. So not only do I get to trot out this photo (again) BUT I also can totally justify listing that internship from 1991 on my […]

How Government Closure Impacts LGBTQ Community

A few thoughts on how shutting down the federal government could impact the LGBTQ community directly.   1. The Women Infants and Children program is suspended. With more than 20% of lesbian headed families relying on food stamps, these cuts will be immediate and severe to many of those families. It also delays processing of […]