Alaskans Together For Equality - A Note About the Presidential Election Results

The result of the presidential election has caused concern to many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and our allies. While there is uncertainty within our community and our movement, we know together we can get through what might happen in the next four years. With your help, we have accomplished a lot and we intend to continue our mission to advance civil equality for all Alaskans.

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ANCHORAGE ASSEMBLY VOTES TO PROTECT ALL ANCHORAGE RESIDENTS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaskans Together for Equality, Identity, American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, Pride Foundation, and the Human Rights Campaign jointly released the following statement in regards to the recently passed non-discrimination ordinance:
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Anchorage Mayoral Election 2015 - It's Ethan Berkowitz for Anchorage Mayor

On Tuesday, April 21, Alaskans Together for Equality (ATE), Alaska's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender educational and advocacy organization gave its full endorsement to Ethan Berkowitz for the office of Anchorage Mayor. Our decision was an easy one.

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Alaskans Together for Equality applauds resolution that would remove outdated ban on gay marriage from the State Constitution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
Alaska’s statewide educational and advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Alaskans.