Stonewall Democrats, Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn and LGDCQ Lesbian & Gay Democratic Club of Queens are proud to join thousands of New Yorkers in this year's AIDS Walk! Walk with us or donate. Your help makes a difference!
Out gay West Side State Senator Brad Hoylman, who is the father of two children born through surrogacy and is working to liberalize surrogacy law in New York, where surrogacy carried out for pay is currently illegal, said. “It’s outrageous that the Trump administration is trying to attack LGBTQ families.
Every year, LID honors those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership our community. This year we honor the work and dedication of Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, State Senator Brad Hoylman, Activist Cecilia Gentili, the New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG) and the Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization (BILO).
It took nearly four weeks for CAMBA management to recognize the value of their workers and finally offer a contract that provides improved parental leave, reduced health insurance contributions and a step structure that will provide regular salary increases to support staff. This is in addition to the job security, grievance process, and workplace protections that come with working in a union shop.
On Saturday, April 27th, LID's Executive Board unanimously adopted a resolution urging CAMBA to reach a fair agreement with its legal services workers ensuring equitable pay increases and paid parental leave for employees of all genders