‘One Anchorage’ Works To Put Equal Rights Initiative On Ballot

Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage: Barbara Gruenstein, Anchorage City Clerk, (l) and Jaqueline Duke, deputy city clerk, survey the papers bearing more than 13,000 signatures in favor of an equal rights for gay and transgender people ballot initiative.

The advocacy group “One Anchorage” turned over more than 13,000 signatures to Anchorage’s municipal clerk on Thursday. “One Anchorage” wants to put an equal rights initiative on the next city ballot which will ensure the same rights for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals that are now guaranteed for women and minorities.

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