Tag: Democrats

Democratic National Committee: There will be some changes made

| Dec 5, 2016 | 2 Replies

The Democratic National Committee’s Association of State Chairs (ASDC) held its Post-Election Meeting last week. Coinciding with that gathering, the DNC Executive Committee and Rules and Bylaws Committee met to conduct party business and establish the rules of procedure that will govern the upcoming election of the new Chair and slate of Party officers. Our political correspondent Babs Casbar Siperstein was there and has filed a report on what happened and how the Democratic Party is working to come back strong in the next election.

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention LGBT Platform

| May 23, 2016 | Reply

The Democratic National Convention is set for this July in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Republicans will be holding their convention in Cleveland. Both parties will put forth a platform with goals they hope to achieve if their candidate wins the presidency. While the Republican platform will contain language that is anti-LGBT, that would ban transgender people from public restrooms, the Democratic platform will embrace LGBT people. For an analysis of where the Democratic Party stands on transgender issues read this post.

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Which Party Stands With Trans People?

| Oct 26, 2015 | Reply

A close look at the Republican candidates for president shows that the only one of them who has been at all sympathetic to trans people is Donald Trump. He let a trans woman compete in the beauty pageant that he owned. As for the rest? They are not so good on trans rights. Find out how they all stand and how the Democratic candidates stand in our political contributor Babs Casbar Siperstein’s latest blog.

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Be Part of the Process in 2016! You Could be a Delegate

| May 11, 2015 | Reply

Be a part of the political process in 2016! That’s what Babs Casbar Siperstein tells you to do in this post. Don’t whine about people trying to keep you out of the restroom of your choice. Get involved in the political process and become a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Babs tells you how to do it. And how to get involved on your local level. Visibility means greater acceptance!

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