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Garden State Equality and New Jersey’s fight for gay marriage

by Kelly Roache Try as I might, I will never forget my first experience phone banking for a political campaign. I was a sophomore in high school when I volunteered with Victory NJ 2006, the GOP’s ultimately ill-fated midterm election effort to elect Tom Kean, Jr. to the US Senate. Many – if not most […]

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Domestic violence as a “preexisting condition”

by Jillian Hewitt This week the Service Employees International Union posted a blog revealing that in 8 states—and the District of Columbia—being a victim of domestic abuse is considered a preexisting condition by many insurance companies. This is so ridiculous that it may make my post seem obvious or unnecessary, but I think it makes […]

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If you’re in New York City, go vote today

It’s election day in New York, so hopefully you’re all getting out there and casting your ballots. Planned Parenthood has a handy voter guide to check out – you’d be surprised by how many candidates have mixed views on choice, or didn’t even answer the questions. And it’s worth remembering that city council members and […]

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