NEW YORK COUNTY POLITICS: MANH Lawmakers on the Move, July 1, 2019

Rep. Maloney Bids Farewell to Pride Month

Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-Upper East Side) released a statement a few days prior to the New York City Pride Parade, reiterating the importance of continuing the fight for LGBTQ rights.

Carolyn Maloney

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (Credit: Online Guide to House Members and Senators)

Maloney said that, though we should recognize the strides we have made in the 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, we still have plenty of “work still ahead of us” to ensure that people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are treated equally.

“Under a Trump administration that daily spews hate and fear, I know it is hard for people to live as they truly are,” said Maloney. “Fear is a terrible thing to live with and the hatemongers will answer for the harm they cause. Under all circumstances, I am proud to be a vocal ally of the LGBTQ community and promise to work with my friends and allies toward a future of equality, justice and inclusion.”

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