Jamaal Bailey (D) for Senate District 36

Jamaal Bailey is the Democratic candidate running to replace former State Senator Ruth Hassel Thompson, who resigned earlier this year to join the Cuomo administration. Mr. Bailey has been endorsed by Stonewall Democrats of NYC for his commitment to support GENDA, Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security Act and …

Kevin S. Parker (D) for Senate District 21

Senator Parker is the incumbent representing this Brooklyn district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. He also voted for the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Parker has been endorsed by Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn.

John De Vito (D) for Senate District 3

John is the Democratic challenger to incumbent Republican State Senator Tom Croci in this eastern Long Island district. John is openly LGBT. He grew up in the district and participated in the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth programs. He supports GENDA, the bill to protect LGBTQI youth from conversion …

Leslie Danks Burke (D) for Senate District 58

Leslie Danks Burke is the Democratic challenger to Republican Senator Tom O’Mara in this Southern Tier district. She has expressed support for GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, and the Child-Parent Security Act. As a lawyer, Leslie helped her lesbian sister in-law overcome the hurdles to the problematic second parent adoption …

Michael Gianaris (D) for Senate District 12

Michael Gianaris is the incumbent Senator representing this Queens district. He is currently the Deputy Minority Leader. He is the co-lead sponsor of the Conversion Therapy bill with Senator Hoylman. He co-sponsors GENDA and the Child-Parent Security Act. In 2011 he voted for Marriage Equality, and when he was in …

Ryan Cronin (D) for Senate District 6

Ryan Cronin is the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent State Senator Kemp Hannon in this Nassau County district. Hannon voted against marriage equality and does not support any current LGBTQI legislation, including GENDA. Cronin has been endorsed by TransPAC for his commitment to support GENDA. In addition to his support …

Sara Nicolli (D) for Senate District 46

Sara Nicolli is the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent State Senator George Amedore, who does not co-sponsor any LGBTQI legislation. Nicolli received the endorsement of TransPAC for her support for GENDA. She told TransPAC, Ň”Yes. I enthusiastically support this important measure to protect New Yorkers from discrimination on the basis …

Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. (D) for Senate District 15

Senator Addabbo is the incumbent representing this relatively conservative Queens district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, and he voted for the Marriage Equality Act in 2011. On his candidate questionnaire in 2014 he told the Empire State Pride Agenda PAC that he supports the Child-Parent Security Act and the …

Neil D. Breslin (D) for Senate District 44

Senator Breslin is the incumbent representing this Capital Region district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA and supports the Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for SONDA, the the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act.

Adam Haber (D) for Senate District 7

Adam is running in the open seat in western Long Island being vacated by outgoing Republican State Senator Jack Martins. When Adam ran in 2014, he indicated on his ESPA candidate questionnaire that he was supportive of GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, the Child-Parent Security Act and other LGBTQI issues. …