Ep 14 - Run with Pride
There are seven current members of Congress who openly identify as part of the LGBTQ community. Since the 2016 election, Run with Pride has been helping to increase those numbers by supporting LGBTQ candidates across the country in red and blue districts.
While some may think that LGBTQ issues were effectively solved with the legalization of same-sex marriage, those in the community know that the fight for equal rights continues on a state and federal level. From statutory to everyday discrimination, Run with Pride has been working to find candidates that understand that discrimination and have the drive to push legislation to protect LGBTQ rights.
Listen to our conversation with Jordan Valerie Allen, Communications Director for Run with Pride, and hear how Run with Pride is another great example of how people and organizations are harnessing the energy after Donald Trump's election to sustain a new movement for the future. You can find out more at https://www.runwithpride.org/, on Twitter @run_with_pride or on Facebook @runwithpridepac. You can follow Jordan on Twitter @jordanvalallen