Press Releases

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Oct

October 17, 2018 Washington, DC—In its continuing mission to support electoral candidates with strong records for transgender equality, the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund has announced its third round of endorsements for the 2018 elections. Gerri Cannon (NH District Strafford 18) is a longtime advocate for transgender rights and a current member of READ MORE

06

Sep

September 6, 2018 Washington, D.C.—The National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund is proud to announce the launch of TRANSForm The Vote, a nationwide campaign to mobilize transgender people, their families, and allies in the 2018 midterm elections. The campaign will include registration drives, phone banking, and a national awareness campaign to highlight the issues READ MORE

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Aug

August 22, 2018 Washington, D.C.—The National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund released its second round of endorsements for the 2018 election cycle: Alexandra Chandler has spent her life in public service. As a Naval Intelligence Officer, she spent twelve years combating terrorism. Alexandra, also a lawyer, is running for election to the U.S. House READ MORE

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Aug

August 14, 2018 Morrisville, VT—Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic primary to run for governor of Vermont, making her the first transgender nominee for governor from a major party in U.S. history. Hallquist—who is among the 2018 endorsements from the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund—served as CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, where she READ MORE

01

Aug

August 1, 2018, Washington, DC – The National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund has endorsed its first two transgender candidates for public office in the 2018 election. Christine Hallquist for Governor of Vermont Christine Hallquist has called Vermont home for over forty years. For much of that time, she served as CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, READ MORE

09

Nov

November 8, 2017, Washington, DC – Transgender candidates in five political races across the nation made history yesterday for their respective wins, and for the historic representation of transgender candidates seeking elected office. “For too long, transgender people were not involved in policy decisions, including making laws that impact us,” said NCTE Action Fund Executive Director Mara READ MORE

09

Nov

October 4, 2017, Washington, DC – The National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund announced its endorsement of three transgender candidates in significant races for the 2017 electoral season, at its inaugural event in Washington, DC. “We’re pleased to announce our endorsement of Andrea, Phillipe and Danica,” said NCTE Action Fund Executive Director Mara Keisling. “Their READ MORE

09

Nov

October 3, 2017, Washington, DC – For 14 years, NCTE has worked to influence policy and society at the local state and federal level, and is known as the national leader on these issues with policymakers and the media. But due to the troubling times faced by trans people nationwide, NCTE has formed the National Center READ MORE