Women and LGBTQ people made history Tuesday and Donald Trump will finally face some checks and oversight in Congress.
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Imagine a 2020 campaign where people of color, LGBT people, young people, single women — voters who have been taken for granted for YEARS — get to be the power brokers.
The 71-year-old has prided herself on being a hard worker coming from a humble background and being a champion for the people. But her lackluster campaign and her not-so perfect record as Dallas County Sheriff has dampened Texans’ enthusiasm for her as a candidate, including this queer Tejana.
Why does it need to happen? Well, Facebook and Twitter combined with Russian attempts to influence elections are the reason the United States is currently beset by 45, for example, but also because existing laws and regulations were never built for this era.
Which LGBTQ candidates have the best shot at making history in 2018 and, in doing so, help return Nancy Pelosi to the Speakership (however temporarily)?
It’s a scary time to be a minority in this country, but the 2018 Midterms offer a little bit of light in the darkness. According to the Victory Fund, this is the first election in the history of the U.S. where LGBTQ people are running for office in all 50 states. They join the record number of women running for office.
Informed citizens unite!
Every two years we get to overthrow the government and I’m hard-pressed to think of a time in my life where that’s felt more necessary than right now.
We like Cynthia Nixon for the job of New York governor and we think you will too.
“The debate found Cuomo clumsily trying to paint Nixon as nothing more than a deranged actor only to be met, repeatedly, with the passionate rejoinders of a lifelong activist and New Yorker who graduated from the public school system, sent her own kids through the public school system, and rides the crumbling New York City subway every day.”
We’re coming for you, Trump.
There’s rainbow wave of LGBQ candidates running for office. All of them are dissatisfied with Trump’s status quo, have strong convictions, and to make the world a better place. Here are their stories.