What a year 2020 has been.
I serve on the board of the ERA Coalition, a coalition big enough to include trans women of color who bear the brunt of our country’s misogyny, racism and transphobia. Today we mark the 21st International Day of Transgender Remembrance, the annual day we honor the memory of the transgender and gender-nonconforming people whose lives were viciously cut short due to anti-trans violence. This year, 34 people were killed, a record high, and the majority of whom were Black and Brown transgender women. This is heartbreaking. It needs to stop.
We will be delivering our petition to urge the Senate to vote on SJ Res 6, the bill to remove the time limit on the ERA, this Friday. This is your chance to stand with us and make history. We are nearly at our goal of 5,000 signatures; please help us meet and surpass to show the overwhelming support for an Equal Future!
The results are in, and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been declared the winners of a hard fought and and fractious run for the leadership of our country. This is an incoming administration that has expressed support for the Equal Rights Amendment. We look forward to celebrating the adoption of the ERA to the … Continue reading Equality was on the Ballot — and it won!
The votes are still being counted. It is an election with unprecedented participation and unimaginable meaning. How did equality fare in the vote? Join us Friday, November 6th at 12 Noon/ET for analysis. Speakers include Senator Ben Cardin, lead sponsor of SJ Res 6, removal of the time limit on the ERA bill in the Senate, and … Continue reading Join our Election Debrief: Friday, November 6th
We are sending you our most sincere wishes for a safe and fair election tomorrow. As we have been saying, equality is on the ballot. An #EqualFuture is at stake. And the ERA is essential in guaranteeing it. As you know, we produced the election tool that tells you where all Senate candidates up for election and all … Continue reading The Election, the ERA and an #Equal Future
Reaching out to you in response to the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, and her swearing in by Chief Justice John Roberts today. As we have said, we oppose the process and are wary of what this new SCOTUS configuration foretells. Here is our statement, released this morning. STATEMENT FROM THE ERA COALITION AND FUND … Continue reading SCOTUS and VOTE EQUALITY!