Young Minds

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via SparkAction Have you heard about the Young Minds contest? It’s a fabulous opportunity that I know many of you are eligible for – and doing the sort of awesome, world-changing work needed to win! The Young Minds competition gives you the chance to win a spot to the crazy cool invite-only Google Zeitgeist Americas […]

Rally for Love and Marriage, Tuesday in Albany

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via the Facebook Event There are a number of issues still to be resolved in Albany, which means the Legislature will be staying beyond today’s June 20th deadline. We are heartened that there continues to be respectful and productive dialogue on the issue of marriage equality and believe we are getting close to a vote […]

See The President on Broadway for Free!

Election 2012

At Barack Obama’s NYC fundraiser this week, supporters paid a minimum of $1,250 for a ticket to a gala dinner with the President.  But you have the chance to see the Commander-in-Chief for free, but also Whoopi Goldberg and the cast of Sister Act on Broadway. Here are the event details: Who: President Barack Obama What: […]

Come out to Phonebank for Marriage Equality Tonight!

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As the push for Marriage Equality in New York reaches a crescendo this week, the Human Rights Campaign continues to hold phone banks. Now more than ever, your help can make the difference in this fight for equality. Join New Yorker’s United for Marriage Phonebank tonight!

Democrat Wins Special Election For Upstate House Seat

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Source: AP/NPR Democrats picked off a heavily Republican upstate New York congressional seat Tuesday night in a special election that became a referendum on Medicare. Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul edged past Republican state Assemblywoman Jane Corwin to win the seat in the 26th Congressional District. The rural-suburban district between Buffalo and Rochester is one […]

Making NYC The Digital Capital Of The World

Only in NY

On Monday, Mayor Bloomberg announced New York City’s road map to become the #1 digital city, partnering with social media companies Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare, promising greater public access to data, expanded WiFi access and even going on to suggest they will have a new .nyc domain name for city websites. You can download […]

President Clinton: Achieving a ‘more perfect union’ includes marriage equality

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Mr. Clinton’s statement—secured by HRC: Our nation’s permanent mission is to form a ‘more perfect union’ – deepening the meaning of freedom, broadening the reach of opportunity, strengthening the bonds of community. That mission has inspired and empowered us to extend rights to people previously denied them. Every time we have done that, it has […]