25 Jun 2011

Our Next Marriage Equality Fight: Repealing DOMA

What a historic day! I couldn’t be more thrilled that, thanks to extraordinary grassroots activism and the hard work of Governor Cuomo and so many committed organizations and elected officials, New York has once again led the way on equality. Last night's vote for marriage equality in NY was a

25 May 2011

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Join The Fight For Marriage Equality In NY

In the coming weeks, New York State has a historic opportunity to pass marriage equality. We’ve tried before, as recently as 2009, but we came up just short. But this time, the wind is at our backs and every day it feels like momentum is building.     The timing

01 Mar 2011

The Next Step Toward Equality: Repealing DOMA

The past year truly has been a landmark year in the fight for equality for LGBT Americans. Not only did Congress finally repeal the corrosive and immoral “Don't Ask Don't Tell” policy, but we won some important battles in the fight to allow every loving couple the opportunity to marry.

16 Dec 2010

Guest column by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Tell The US Senate Not To Go Home Until DADT Is Repealed

We are at the doorstep of history and we can't let this moment pass. The House has now passed the standalone “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” repeal bill — legislation I was proud to introduce in the Senate — and momentum continues to build toward repeal. Now the Senate must get

30 Jun 2010

Guest column by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Beyond Pride

  On Sunday, I was proud to march in Manhattan's Pride parade all the way from 38th St. & 5th Ave. to Christopher St. in the West Village, near where the Stonewall riots took place 41 years ago this week.     It was on June 28, 1969 that a