Terry Gipson (D) for Senate District 41

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Terry Gipson is challenging Republican incumbent Republican Senator Sue Serino in this Hudson Valley district. Previously, Terry held the seat before losing his re-election campaign in 2014. As Senator, Terry was a co-sponsor of GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill, and he had indicated his support for the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the Dream Act and the …

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 …

Toby Ann Stavisky (D) for Senate District 16

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

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 …

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 …

Leroy Comrie (D) for Senate District 14

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Senator Comrie is the incumbent representing this Queens district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA. On his candidate questionnaire in 2014 he told the Empire State Pride Agenda PAC that he supports the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. He has received the endorsements of the Stonewall Democrats of NYC, Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC, and …

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 …