Out Elected Officials and LGBT Equality with Aisha Moodie-Mills of The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund - 5:51
"We have over 30 states around the country right now where LGBT people still don?t have full and total equality. So, that means that we are not protected by basic non-discrimination laws. ... Those states also have the fewest number of out elected officials."
Posted Apr 29, 2016
According to a recent study by the Victory Fund, there is a correlation between the number of openly LGBT public officials in a given state and the state s level of LGBT equality. A conversation with Aisha Moodie-Mills, President and C.E.O. of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute. Moodie-Mills stated, "We have over 30 states around the country right now where LGBT people still don t have full and total equality. So, that means that we are not protected by basic non-discrimination laws. ... Those states also have the fewest number of out elected officials." Visit the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.
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