Voting rights are key to advancing LGBTQ+ equality | Opinion
Jun 28, 2022
By Ricardo Almodovar
As we recognize Pride month, let’s discuss what’s at stake for LGBTQ+ communities in these upcoming elections.
I am an openly gay man born and raised in Pennsylvania and the next person to hold a seat in office or a bench in our courts in the Commonwealth will decide if an employer can fire me or if I can be evicted from my home, based on my sexual orientation, without any legal consequences. I am concerned about the health of our democracy and voting rights because they will impact the trajectory of our country and LGBTQ+ equality.
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