Alaskans Together for Equality applauds resolution that would remove outdated ban on gay marriage from the State Constitution

Anchorage – Today, Alaskans Together for Equality responded to Senate Minority leader, Hollis French (D-Anchorage) resolution that would remove the provision in the state constitution banning gay marriage. 

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Alaskans Together Urges Robust Discussion On Marriage Equality

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Senator Hollis French, D-Anchorage, a long-time supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, said yesterday that marriage equality was "inevitable" in Alaska. 

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Love Is Love In Alaska (WATCH VIDEO)

We would like to thank our local Alaskans, the crew at Treft.Punkt, a partnership between Propaganda AK and Shalem Photography - Mitch Kitter, Shalem Mathew, along with local videographer April Frame and all the LGBT couples and families for volunteering their stories for this project on their own accord.

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Sen. Murkowski votes to support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

Washington D.C. - A Senate panel on Wednesday quickly and easily approved a first-of-its-kind anti-discrimination measure that would provide workplace protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

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Action Alert: Help end LGBT Workplace Discrimination - Contact Sen. Murkowski (R-Alaska)

Alaska is one of 29 states where there is no state law protecting a lesbian, gay or bisexual person from being fired just because of who they are - the same is true in 34 states for transgender people.

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The Senate Passes Comprehensive Immigration Reform, 68-32


Today, both Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich, along with 66 other Senators on both sides of the aisle, passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill that would help lift 11 million undocumented immigrants out of the shadows.

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Alaska's Same-Sex Marriage Newspaper Coverage - DOMA and Proposition 8 Supreme Court Rulings

View the front page coverage of the Supreme Court marriage equality decisions of two of our major Alaskan Newspapers located in Anchorage and in Juneau. Thank you Anchorage Daily News and the Juneau Empire for your coverage. 

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Alaskans Together For Equality Statement on the Supreme Court striking down DOMA

Today, the Supreme Court affirmed that all loving and committed couples who marry deserve equal legal respect and treatment.This is an enormous victory and a joyous day for loving, married couples and their families – and for equal justice under the law. 

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Op-ED: Murkowski Shares Thoughts on Marriage Equality with Alaskans

This Op-Ed is posted on Senator Lisa Murkowski's Official Website:

Not too long ago, I had the honor of nominating an Alaskan family as “Angels in Adoption,” a celebration of the selflessness shown by foster care families and those who adopt children.  They arrived in Washington, DC, a military family who had opened their doors to not one child but four siblings to make sure that these sisters and brother had the simplest gift you can give a child: a home together. 

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Welcome to the New Website

Hope you enjoy the new website. 

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Alaskans Together For Equality
Alaska’s statewide educational and advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Alaskans.