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Op-Ed: With Friends Like Baker & Polito, Who Needs Enemies?

Op-Ed: With Friends Like Baker & Polito, Who Needs Enemies?

By: KC Coredini*— We’ve come a long way on LGBTQ issues in Massachusetts. This year, we’ve celebrated 10 years of marriage equality, and we’ve watched as now two-thirds of the country has followed our lead. We’ve celebrated the passage of a hard-won update to our state’s landmark anti-bullying law, which strengthens protections for LGBTQ youth. […]

Baker Endorses Right-Wing, Anti-Choice, Anti-Worker & Anti-Immigrant Rep.

Baker Endorses Right-Wing, Anti-Choice, Anti-Worker & Anti-Immigrant Rep.

Not On Public Schedule, Baker Endorses Self-Described “Right-Wing Nut-Job” Too Extreme For Bill Weld BOSTON, Mass.—In an event omitted from his public weekend schedule, Republican Charlie Baker traveled to Milford yesterday evening to endorse right-wing State Rep. Ryan Fattman, a legislator best known for his votes against the buffer zone law and his 2011 quote […]

TRT Proudly Endorses Seth Moulton for Congress

TRT Proudly Endorses Seth Moulton for Congress

By: TRT Editorial Team— Democrat Seth Moulton, has been on our radar since he won an upset primary victory against nine-term incumbent John F. Tierney in the run to represent Massachusetts 6th Congressional District. A story by The Boston Globe characterizes Moulton as humble when it comes to referring to his acts of military heroism—underplaying a […]

Coakley & Baker: Their Real Stance on Transgender Equal Protections

Coakley & Baker: Their Real Stance on Transgender Equal Protections

By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— With Election Day just weeks away, The Rainbow Times reached out to the Massachusetts candidates of possibly the most highly contested race in the upcoming cycle, the race to the Governor’s office. The issue: Transgender public accommodations and the candidates’ stance on it. In 2011, the state legislature passed a law […]

 MassEquality on Mitt Romney Fundraiser for Charlie Baker

MassEquality on Mitt Romney Fundraiser for Charlie Baker

BOSTON, Mass.—Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito in Boston this evening. MassEquality Executive Director Kara Coredini offered the following response:   “It comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito’s records that Mitt Romney, who made a national name for […]

Local LGBTQ Organizations Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Share Insights on Inclusion

Local LGBTQ Organizations Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Share Insights on Inclusion

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— Hispanic Heritage Month—celebrated annually from September 15 through October 15—recognizes the cultures, histories and contributions of individuals with ancestral roots in Central and South America, Mexico, Spain and the Caribbean. “As a proud Mexican American, I celebrate my culture year round, never afraid to share my family history and background,” […]

Martha Coakley & Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Lay Out Proposals to Make College More Affordable

Martha Coakley & Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Lay Out Proposals to Make College More Affordable

Charlie Baker has record of cutting higher ed ROXBURY, Mass.—This morning, Martha Coakley joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (who has already endorsed Coakley for MA Governor, see video) to discuss two proposals that will make higher education more affordable for young people in Massachusetts. As Governor, Coakley will institute a full-need financial aid policy at the […]

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund Congratulates Maura Healey on Historic Win in Mass. Attorney General Primary

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund Congratulates Maura Healey on Historic Win in Mass. Attorney General Primary

WASHINGTON—Today the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, the nation’s largest resource for openly LGBT individuals in politics, congratulated Maura Healey on her victory in the Democratic primary election for Massachusetts Attorney General. If elected in November, Healey will become the first openly LGBT attorney general in the United States. “All of us at Victory are […]