Jess O’Connell is a national political strategist who works to advance progressive candidates, policies and organizations. She was the executive director of Emily’s list and the first openly LGBT CEO of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in the 2020 Democratic primary elections. Due to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation for social distancing to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the reality of voting in America has changed.
At the age of 10, Lucia Paulsen started to learn a lot about climate change. Earlier this year, she joined the Sunrise Movement, a group organizing young people to discuss and manage the climate change crisis.
In the three years since the [Pulse] attack, Americans in general and the LGBTQ community in particular have responded in various ways, attempting to make the community safer, more accepted and more prepared in the event of other, similar attacks.
The Democratic National Party has hired Jess O’Connell as its CEO and first lesbian to hold the office and the National Center for Transgender Equality has announced that it has transgender documents and support for those who are considering and going through a transition.
The DNC celebrates LGBT History Month with an official statement honoring the progress of the past and looking forward to the future and what is left to be done.
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