L-R: Kris Hermanns, Rep. Jamie Pedersen, Sen. Ed Murray and Pride Foundation Board Chair Doug Exworthy

We’re still basking in the glow of last week’s State Senate vote on the marriage equality bill. The success of the Senate vote was critical in moving the bill forward. Staff and volunteers from many Washington United for Marriage coalition members, including the Pride Foundation team, watched from the Senate Gallery as history unfolded with the bill’s passage in the Senate by 28-21 votes.

Marriage equality is an important hallmark of LGBTQ equality, both for loving and committed couples, and for helping to bring attention to other issues in our community. In the coming months there will be many opportunities to engage the campaign – particularly as the opposition campaign begins to gain strength.

In the coming weeks there are several ways for you to get involved:

Amy White is Pride Foundation’s Director of Regional Operations and Leadership. Email Amy.

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