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LGBTQ Leaders Launch Our Tomorrow Campaign

PHOTO:  The Our Tomorrow Campaign will survey LGBTQ Americans at Pride events and online. Photo courtesy Equality Federation
PHOTO: The Our Tomorrow Campaign will survey LGBTQ Americans at Pride events and online. Photo courtesy Equality Federation
June 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES – San Francisco-based Equality Federation wants to ask all LGBTQ Americans, “Where do you think the movement should go from here?”

It's part of the Our Tomorrow Campaign - and Equality Federation is working with more than 100 partner organizations to pass out surveys at events during LGBTQ Pride month, including Transgender Pride in Los Angeles this past weekend.

Mark Snyder, the federation’s communications director, says the organization wants to hear about people’s hopes and fears.

"In addition to marriage equality, what are all of the issues that people care about?” he asks. “Is it homeless LGBT youth, is it the fact that in 31 states we need updates to statewide laws to ensure that LGBT are protected from discrimination?"

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on marriage equality by the end of the month.

Snyder says he is optimistic, and he stresses LGBTQ leaders need to seize the day.

"When we win the freedom to marry we will have an opening to leverage the momentum into securing nondiscrimination protections and starting to reduce the violence against transgender people for example," he states.

The campaign also has a major social media component. People can take the survey online at shareourtomorrow.org and weigh in on Twitter at #OurTomorrow.


Suzanne Potter, Public News Service - CA