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12/15/2011

Culture, Warren: Mass. U.S. Senate candidate flashes pro-LGBT credentials

by Jeremy Hooper

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Elizabeth Warren, vows to be a champion for equality:

I’m deeply proud to be from Massachusetts because the Commonwealth has been the nation’s leader in protecting and promoting equality – from marriage equality to the recently passed Transgender Equal Rights Bill. Congress and the President have also recently taken historic steps forward in promoting the cause of fairness and equality: the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hates Crimes Prevention Act and – after years of effort – the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

We’ve made extraordinary progress, but there is still much to do.

KEEP READING: Protecting and Promoting Equality [Blue Mass]

Against DOMA and for ENDA? Nice! Not to mention, Warren's increased presence could very help employee at least one out lesbian, as the candidate is the spitting image of Meredith Baxter:

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Surely at least one TV movie could be mined out of a Senator (or President?) Warren's prominence, no?

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