Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) for Senate District 35

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Senator Stewart-Cousins is the incumbent representing this Westchester district. She is the Senate Minority Leader and will likely have significant influence during the next legislative session. In 2014, in her candidate questionnaire to the Pride Agenda, she expressed her support for GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security Act. She also voted for SONDA, the the Marriage Equality …

Todd Kaminsky (D) for Senate District 9

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Todd is the Democratic incumbent in this district on the southwest corner of Long Island. By a slim margin, he won the Special Election in April, replacing disgraced Republican majority leader Dean Skelos. Todd has been endorsed by TransPAC. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA and, as an Assembly Member, voted for both GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill. In …

Michael Gianaris (D) for Senate District 12

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Michael Gianaris is the incumbent Senator representing this Queens district. He is currently the Deputy Minority Leader. He is the co-lead sponsor of the Conversion Therapy bill with Senator Hoylman. He co-sponsors GENDA and the Child-Parent Security Act. In 2011 he voted for Marriage Equality, and when he was in the Assembly he consistently voted for GENDA. Senator Gianaris has …

Ryan Cronin (D) for Senate District 6

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Ryan Cronin is the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent State Senator Kemp Hannon in this Nassau County district. Hannon voted against marriage equality and does not support any current LGBTQI legislation, including GENDA. Cronin has been endorsed by TransPAC for his commitment to support GENDA. In addition to his support for LGBTQI issues, he also promises to fight for sensible …

Sara Nicolli (D) for Senate District 46

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Sara Nicolli is the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent State Senator George Amedore, who does not co-sponsor any LGBTQI legislation. Nicolli received the endorsement of TransPAC for her support for GENDA. She told TransPAC, Ň”Yes. I enthusiastically support this important measure to protect New Yorkers from discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression. I believe that standing up …

Martin Dilan (D) for Senate District 18

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Senator Dilan is the incumbent representing this Brooklyn district. He has a long record of support for LGBTQI rights. He voted for the Marriage Equality Act in 2011. He is currently a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. He also voted for the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Dilan has been endorsed …