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Kathleen Rice Calls for Marriage Equality Congressional Action
Bellmore, New York, USA. September 16, 2014. KATHLEEN RICE, Democratic congressional candidate (NY-04), joined by local LGBT actvitists, calls for congressional action both to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination on basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and to totally repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. L-R, BARBARA SALVA of LITAC Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition; a LGBT advocate; candidate Rice at podium; TAWNI ENGEL Pride for Youth Program Leader; PETE CARNEY Director of Pride for Youth; and LINDA LEONARD Executive Director of Pride for Youth. Rice first toured Pride for Youth, a program that provides services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and their families.