Juneau Passes An Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Juneau became the second Alaskan city to pass an inclusive non‐discrimination ordinance that extends protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or national origin, race, color, age, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. Continue reading

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: Continue reading

Alaskans Together for Equality applauds resolution that would remove outdated ban on gay marriage from the State Constitution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

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.  Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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.  Continue reading

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.  Continue reading