Recently, I announced my Democratic candidacy for Delaware‘s 27th District State Representative seat. I am a lifelong Delawarean and proud of my 25 years of service to our LGBT community. I have held leadership positions in several organizations, including three years as President of Delaware Pride. Also, I have volunteered extensively for AIDS Delaware and the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware and helped to raise many tens of thousands of dollars for LGBT charities.
I am challenging a six-term Democratic incumbent who, unfortunately, has a disappointing record regarding LGBT equality. In 2013, he voted against HB 75, legalizing gay marriage. In 2017, he abstained from voting on SB 65, banning the ineffective and inhumane practice of “conversion therapy” for LGBT minors. I find these positions simply unacceptable, especially for a Democratic State Representative.
If elected, I will serve as the first openly gay man in the history of the Delaware State Legislature. Of course, my sexual orientation does not solely define me as a candidate. Especially in today’s tumultuous and polarized political and social climate, we face many issues of great importance requiring prompt action. But when we work together, there is nothing we cannot accomplish. We are capable of addressing vital issues courageously and successfully.
If I did not believe that, I would not be running for 27th District State Representative.
I hope you will consider supporting our grassroots campaign. For more information, please visit EricMorrison4the27th.com, find us on Facebook, or contact us at EricMorrison4the27th@gmail.com.
– Eric Morrison
On Women’s FEST
I just needed to send (a letter) to congratulate everyone on an outstanding Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 11!
I have been unable to play for five years. Today was my first time back and I had a blast!
The tournament has really grown since last I played, but Barb and Evie are still making the day so very special for everyone. Hats off to them for all their hard work and to Realtor Lana Warfield for her sponsorship. From breakfast and coffee upon arrival to a great lunch with a fun awards ceremony, the day could not have been better (maybe a little warmer would have helped). So thank you, Rookery South Golf Club!
This event remains an example of what makes Women’s FEST so great for locals and visitors alike. It was great to see all the ladies on the course today and I look forward to participating again next year!
In the meantime...hit ‘em straight!
– Kathy Davison
I was proud to see the sea of women of all ages turnout for the dance. It was a big hit for sure.
We were still thawing out from golf, but we wanted to go to the dance. We are glad we did, even though we both had to be busy at work first thing in the morning.
I appreciate all that the organizers and these incredible volunteers do to make this such a success.
Glad to be a part of it.
– Lana Warfield
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