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ELECTIONS 2018 Newman hosts LGBT meet-and-greet
2017-12-12

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Marie Newman—a first-time candidate for U.S. Congress in the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois and the mother of a transgender child—hosted a fundraiser at Boystown spot Sidetrack on Dec. 7.

She is running against incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski—a Democrat who has an anti-LGBT record. Among other things, Lipinski was one of the few Democrats to support a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union of "one man and one woman" and voted against the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which aimed to ban discrimination against LGBT+ employees.

More information on Newman can be found at MarieNewmanForCongress.com .

Photo by Tim Carroll Photography


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