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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), speaks with BARBARA SALVA, of LITAC, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition. Rice, joined by local LGBT actvitists, called for congressional action both to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination on basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and to fully repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. Rice first toured Pride For Youth, a program that provides services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and their families, and a division of the Long Island Crisis Center.