The U.S. Supreme Court's June 26 ruling means that same-sex couples will now have the freedom to marry throughout our country, and LGBT citizens who are already married will be ensured recognition of their marriages in all 50 states!
But marriage equality is just one key part of the broader struggle for social justice in our country, and we will continue to fight for, and with, those who are still facing inequity and discrimination. Learn more about our ongoing commitment.
Equality Hawaii Welcomes Interim Executive Director Andrea Anderson
Equality Hawaii welcomes Andrea Anderson as the new Interim Executive Director. Ms. Anderson joins Equality Hawaii with the intention of helping to configure the next steps of the organization, while working with the Hawaii LGBTQ communities to create a more unified place for all.
"Andrea brings a great deal of experience and vision to the position at a time when Equality Hawaii is looking to future changes and growth," says Equality Hawaii board member Jacce Mikulanec.
"We know she will perpetuate our ogranization's ideals and mission of working with our diverse community to ensure Hawaii is a safe and equitable place to call home."
Ms. Anderson comes to Equality Hawaii with over 25 years of community building experience and over five years as CEO of Planned Parenthood of Hawaii.