SDNYC Candidate Questionnaire:  2018 Primary/May Endorsement Meeting

DUE BY MAY 20, 2018

Please see below for our candidate questionnaire which is due by May 20, 2018 and click here for more information about SDNYC's endorsement process.

Section 1: CAMPAIGN INFORMATION
CANDIDATE INFORMATION
Full Name *
Full Name
Mailing Address
Mailing Address
Personal Phone Number
Personal Phone Number
Office Phone *
Office Phone
CAMPAIGN INFORMATION
Campaign Headquarters Address
Campaign Headquarters Address
Campaign Headquarters Phone Number
Campaign Headquarters Phone Number
Campaign Headquarters Fax Number
Campaign Headquarters Fax Number
Campaign Manager Name
Campaign Manager Name
Campaign Manager Mobile Number
Campaign Manager Mobile Number
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ENDORSEMENTS
If endorsed will you display the endorsement of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC in your literature whenever you list other endorsements and will you display the endorsement on your website?:
Section 2: CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE (Short Answer)
Section 3: POLICY POSITIONS (yes or no)
Will you work with the New York State Legislature to support the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act?
Do you support equal rights and treatment for people of transgender experience in the New York Shelter System, both adult shelters and youth shelters?
Do you support full marriage equality for same-sex couples?
Do you support repealing the ban on compensated gestational surrogacy in New York State?
Do you oppose the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution in criminal cases?
Do you oppose the use of gay panic and trans panic criminal defense strategies in New York courts?
Do you support prohibiting licensed New York State therapists from offering so called, “conversion therapy”?
Do you support or oppose permitting religious institutions to use New York City public school buildings for worship services?
Will you support increasing the funding for both emergency shelter beds and transitional beds for homeless youth, a huge percentage of whom are from the LGBT community and will you pledge to support capital and expense funding for programs serving this population?
The LGBT community is in great need of senior housing for many of our aging population. Many seniors experience homophobia in senior facilities making them feel they must be closeted. Would you help with the funding of senior housing for the LGBT community?
Have you or would you in the future, endorse or financially support any member of the NYS Senate Independent Democratic Caucus (IDC) or any candidate affiliated with the IDC? *
Have you or would you in the future, endorse or financially support any candidate for public office or current elected official with a track record of working against LGBT equality? *