EQNY PAC Candidate Updates: 2020 General Election

December 22, 2020 In just a couple weeks, the NY State Senate & NY Assembly will begin the 2021 session. More specifically, on January 6, 2020, elected officials will convene in Albany, NY to start the process of passing progressive legislation that will keep all New Yorkers protected. If we …

340B Medicaid Drug Pricing Program

December 16, 2020 The Honorable Andrew M. CuomoGovernor of New York StateNew York State Capitol BuildingAlbany, NY 12224 Regarding: Medicaid Managed Care Pharmacy Benefit Carve-Out to Fee for Service  Dear Andrew M. Cuomo,  Equality New York is joining dozens of New York State organizations through Save New York’s Safety Net …

EQNY Welcomes New Co-Chairs for Board of Directors

Monday, November 9, 2020 Equality New York Welcomes New Co-Chairs for Board of Directors,Tanya Asapansa Walker and Cathy Marino-Thomas   New York, NY: Equality New York (EQNY), the state-wide advocacy organization working to advance equality and justice for LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families announced the appointment of their first set …

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday evening we were saddened by the news of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing.  Justice Ginsburg leaves a remarkable legacy.  A native Brooklynite, she was the first woman to be a tenured professor at Columbia University’s law school.  She co-founded the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project in …

EQUALITY NEW YORK PAC ENDORSES CHALLENGERS TO IDC MEMBERS AND FELDER

Press Release NEW YORK, NY – Equality New York PAC (EQNY PAC), the New York State political entity seeking to elect candidates who support Trans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex people and their families, is proud to endorse John C. Liu, Jessica Ramos, Zellnor Myrie, Robert Jackson, Alessandra …

Happy Edie Windsor Day!

To celebrate Edie Windsor Day on June 20th, download this PDF, print it out, and post a picture of you, your family, or your team with it. Use #EdieWindsorDay and tell the world about your commitment to LGBTQI equality and justice! (Or download this image to post directly to social …

Why YOU Need to Show Up for LGBTQI Advocacy Day on May 8

Trump & Pence are attacking transgender and lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and intersex New Yorkers. We need to make New York State a “sanctuary” for ourselves and our fellow New Yorkers. But right now, NYS is NOT securely protecting these folks. 19 states (plus DC and PR), including Utah (yes, …