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Jared Polis: You can't spell 'Equality' without the 'T'

Filed By Ed Team | July 25, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Colorado, Congress, Jared Polis, Nick Langewis, PageOneQ

"I do think there was a good grassroots response from gays and lesbians nationally, to push back against our political leadership in Washington. I know that HRC and others got a lot of negative letters from gays and lesbians. I have a lot of transgender friends as well, and I think the best thing I saw was some protesters at one of the HRC dinners saying, "You can't spell 'Equality' without the 'T'."

An inclusive ENDA is all we should really be talking about. I don't think that we should talk about a piecemeal version that pits part of our community against one another."

-- Out Democratic Congressional hopeful Jared Polis, Colorado's District 2, during an exclusive interview on PageOneQ by Nick Langewis. Read the entire interview with Jaris Polis here!


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