The Rainbow Times’ Editorial staff is proud to endorse Democratic Congressman Ed Markey for U.S. Senate.
Congressman Markey has supported and co-sponsored LGBTQ equality issues for decades. His support for gay rights, anti-bullying practices, transgender-inclusive employment protections and even support of gay bi-national couples makes Markey the most pro-LGBTQ candidate running for this seat.
As previously reported in TRT, Markey is also a co-sponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, which would repeal DOMA; has earned a 100% rating from HRC in each Congress since the organization started its Congressional scorecard in 1989, and was endorsed by MassEquality and other LGBT organizations in the Bay State.
Because of all of this we believe that Congressman Ed Markey is the candidate who will best represent the needs of the LGBTQ community in the years to come and the best suited candidate to fill Senator John Kerry’s seat.
— The Rainbow Times’ Editorial Staff