Announcing EQNY PAC's 2022 Endorsements

Announcing EQNY PAC’s 2022 Endorsements

This year we are excited to announce 29 amazing candidates for statewide public office. We hope you will join us in supporting their exciting campaigns. Equality NY PAC is a political action committee dedicated to supporting candidates for public office in New York State who are committed to the civil …

#ProtectTransStudents Lobby Day

#ProtectTransStudents Lobby Day

#ProtectTransStudents Lobby Day Agenda 10:00AM-10:45AM: #ProtectTransStudents Panel  Join in-person or online to hear from students, teachers, parents and advocates to learn how they can support TGNCNBI students here in New York State. Panelists:: TBD 11:00AM-12:45PM Elected Official Visits Join a small group of advocates at they meet with elected officials to ask for your support of the Transgender …

2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day

2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day

The 2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day is your chance to connect with 300+ LGBTQI individuals and allies from around the state and collectively advocate for policies that will lead to a more equitable state for all LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and Intersex) New Yorkers. What We Are Fighting For: This …

Equality New York’s 2022 Policy Priorities 

Equality New York’s 2022 Policy Priorities 

Equality New York (EQNY) is an advocacy organization that unites and amplifies the social and political voices of the LGBTQI communities throughout New York State. EQNY is the largest LGBTQI statewide coalition with 70+ organizations & 5,500 members & counting. Our coalition is led by a 35-person advisory council composed …

EQNY’s Faith-Based LGBTQI Committee Against Fernando Cabrera

EQNY’s Faith-Based LGBTQI Committee Against Fernando Cabrera

Dear Mayor Adams,  On behalf of the Equality New York’s Faith-Based LGBTQI Committee, we are writing to express our opposition to the appointment of Ex-Councilmember, Fernando Cabrera, as a faith representative in any Faith Based Initiative that you may be organizing under your administration.   Mr. Cabrera has a long history …

Save the Date: 2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day

Save the Date: 2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day

The date for the 2022 NYS LGBTQI Advocacy Day has been announced for Tuesday, April 26, 2022. As of right now, the full day of programming will take place in a hybrid format, both in Albany and online. The programming will consist of workshops, panels, rallies and elected official visits.  …

VICTORY: Mayor Adams Drops Anti-LGBTQI Leader as Potential Appointee

VICTORY: Mayor Adams Drops Anti-LGBTQI Leader as Potential Appointee

We are excited to share that Mayor Adams has withdrawn his consideration of appointing former City Council member Fernando Cabrera to the Office of Community Mental Health.  Within just 12 hours we received hundreds of signatures and dozens of social media posts urging Mayor Adams against appointing Cabrera. Thank you to …

New Partnership w/ NYC’s LGBT Community Center & the NEW Pride Agenda

New Partnership w/ NYC’s LGBT Community Center & the NEW Pride Agenda

Last week at Industry Bar, Equality New York, NYC’s LGBT Community Center (The Center), and the NEW Pride Agenda announced their partnership and formally unveil their collective policy and budgetary priorities to advance LGBTQ equity and justice in New York State. Together, the three groups will work to support the …

EQNY's End of Year Review

EQNY’s End of Year Review

This year because of our staff, board of directors, advisory council and members we were able to accomplish so much. Even during a pandemic, we advanced rights for all LGBTQI New Yorkers: Would you consider making an end of year donation to Equality New York? Any size donation helps us …