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. We work to advance equality and justice for LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families. EQNY uses an intersectional lens to ensure equitable outcomes for our community. 

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 rights and needs of the LGBTQI community.


Candidates from the following Assembly Districts may apply for an endorsement from EQNY:

AD93 - Westchester AD138 - Rochester
AD75 - Manhattan AD35    - Queens
AD45 - Brooklyn AD113 - Saratoga Springs
AD114 - Glens Falls AD138 - Rochester

Candidates from the following State Senate Districts may apply for an endorsement from EQNY:

25- Brooklyn 38- Hudson Valley
45- North Country 46- Albany
56- Rochester 27- Manhattan
1- Long Island 7- Long Island
60- Buffalo

Our 2020 questionnaire is for candidates seeking state-level office. Thanks for your interest in receiving an endorsement and support from Equality New York. As a statewide organization, we seek to endorse candidates who understand and support the full spectrum of LGBTQI needs in New York State. This questionnaire covers a broad range of topics, and we encourage you to comment on all answers, including yes/no questions. Candidates who receive an endorsement will get the following support:

Primary Election: formal endorsement AND one canvassing event in their district or phone bank staffed by EQNY members 

General Election: fiscal contribution

Please submit your completed questionnaire to Amanda Babine at: [email protected] by Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5:00PM (EST) and we will be in touch after a decision has been made by mid-April.