Tag: massequality

Same-Sex Marriage Not Enough: Refocusing the Fight for LGBT Equality

“Though the June 26 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was a tremendous victory for the LGBTQ community, by no means is the work done,” said Robyn Ochs, MassEquality board co-chair. “There are still numerous issues that need to be tackled in Massachusetts and… Continue Reading “Same-Sex Marriage Not Enough: Refocusing the Fight for LGBT Equality”

On the steps of the Massachusetts State House

Here’s what I said yesterday on the steps of the Massachusetts State House: “My name is Robyn Ochs and I have served on the board of MassEquality for 10 years. Today the United States Supreme Court has affirmed that the freedom to marry is… Continue Reading “On the steps of the Massachusetts State House”

MassEquality Applauds Governor’s Signing of Homeless Youth Bill

therainbowtimes: MassEquality Applauds Governor’s Signing of Homeless Youth Bill BOSTON, Mass.—Today, Governor Patrick signed into law the Unaccompanied Homeless Youth bill which defines who is an unaccompanied homeless youth and instructs the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to enter into contracts to provide… Continue Reading “MassEquality Applauds Governor’s Signing of Homeless Youth Bill”

We’ve made amazing progress this year on the marriage equality front, as this map demonstrates. My thanks go out to every single person who spoke up, came out, rallied, wrote letters, spoke to their friends, families and coworkers, donated money to advocacy organizations and… Continue Reading “”

Rock the Vote!

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