SDWNY is proud to support Sean Ryan for the 144th Assembly District Special Election. An ally SDWNY member, Sean Ryan has made his career working as a housing advocate and progressive Democratic activist. In the Assembly, Sean will support eqaulity for all LGBTQ New Yorkers, working to pass transgender civil rightsz and protect marriage equality.
"We are extremely proud to support Sean Ryan in the 144th Assembly District," said president Bryan Ball. "Sean Ryan has been a great ally to the LGBTQ community in Democratic activism, and will be a proudly independent voice in Albany, where he will work to support and pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination bill."
The special election is being held to fill former Assemblymember Sam Hoyt's seat, and is being held the same day as the primary.
We are proud to support Buffalo City Council President David Franczyk for reelection. An ally in the passage of the city domestic partnership legislation, David Franczyk has been a friend to the LGBTQ community, and has pledged to be an advocate for our civil rights issues of gender non-discrimination and full marriage equality.
Of note, Franczyk's only challenger in the primary is an anti-LGBTQ candidate, who has published hateful articles in area publications, which you may read here.
In the North District primary, Stonewall Democrats encourage a vote for Ken Phillips. An involved community activist and businessman, Ken Phillips brings a fresh, people-centered change to his district. A supporter of equality, Ken Phillips will be a representative for LGBTQ people in the City of Buffalo, working to improve the quality of life for us all.
Stonewall Democrats of Western New
York is the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer Democratic voice in western New York. Our mission is to advocate for the
LGBTQ community within the WNY
area government and the Democratic Party.
We meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at:
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