2024 Political Q&A with Makenzie White: What You Need to Know About This Candidate for PA Senate District 45

Meet the Candidate This is the first post of our 2024 primary election season series ‘Political Q&A’ with progressive candidates throughout Pennsylvania. Candidates can be anywhere in Pennsylvania running for any level of office. Please note that these are not necessarily endorsements, more of an opportunity for candidates to connect with the LGBTQ community, progressives […]

How to Participate in the Campaign Q&A’s for the 2024 Primary Election

Political Q&A

Each election cycle, our blog publishes Q&A’s with candidates for elected office. You can see previous Q&A’s at this link. During 2023, we published 29 Q&A’s. Obviously, the Presidency is literally at the top of ballot, but don’t dismiss the many other critical elections. We invite candidates from all races in Pennsylvania to complete our Q&A’s. […]

Some Voting Resources for the Pennsylvania 2023 General Election

Voter Registration for 2023 has passed. You can register for future elections. Pennsylvania Voter Information If you plan to vote using an absentee or mail-in ballot in the 2023 MUNICIPAL ELECTION held on 11/07/2023, your completed application must be received in the county office by 5:00 PM on 10/31/2023. The deadline to return your voted […]

Nine Reasons to Save This Blog Right Now

Reasons to support saving this blog Political Q&A’s – for six years, I’ve interviewed a who’s who of regional politicos, from a US Senator to behind the scenes folx who make the campaign magic happen. I’ve brought to light countless out LGBTQ elected officials and asked tough, but fair questions. Memorial Post for Trans Neighbors […]

Q&A with Bobby Wilson, Candidate for City Council, District 1

I’m proud to have passed three bills that, while they are primarily aimed at protecting reproductive freedom, they also have significant implications for the LGBTQ community. Historically, LGBTQ individuals have faced barriers to accessing healthcare, including reproductive healthcare. The overturning of Roe v. Wade and other related decisions by the Supreme Court not only impacts […]

Q&A with Rachel Rosnick, Candidate for Magisterial District Judge 05-2-31

The banning and/or criminalization of gender-affirming healthcare, reproductive healthcare, trans youth’s participation in sports, and forms of self-expression, such as drag, are hugely important right now. While these attacks are being primarily advanced through the legislature, any expansion of existing criminal codes as well as any arrests made during demonstrations against such legislation will be […]

Q&A with Sara Innamorato, Candidate for Allegheny County Chief Executive

I speak to people all across the county and the state in my current job as a State Representative and now as a candidate for Allegheny County Executive and the high price of housing and rents is something I hear about more than nearly any other issue. It is on the minds of everyone, whether […]

Q&A with Michael Lamb, Candidate for Allegheny County Chief Executive

To date, Mike Lamb is the first and only candidate for County Chief Executive to respond to this Q&A. Others have requested, but not returned a completed Q&A yet. Make of that what you will. Housing is the most basic of human needs and rights. Affordable housing needs to be a priority for our next […]

Q&A with Bob Charland, Candidate for City Council, District 3

This is Q&A number 20 in our 2023 series, a new record for us. We have several still outstanding. It is not too late to refer the candidates whose name you don’t see in our list at the end of this post. In the time since Councilman Kraus’s first election, we have elected a number […]

Q&A with Giuseppe GC Rosselli, Candidate for Magisterial District Judge 05-3-02

A culturally competent leader is informed to understand the underlying causes of behavior and driven to  provide the individual with the resources and opportunity to improve and be a better version of themselves. Conversely, a culturally competent leader is also able to identify public shortcomings that affect marginalized communities and the courage to educate when appropriate.  The next post […]