LOS ANGELES — Equality California, the state’s largest LGBT advocacy organization, on Monday announced it was endorsing former Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.
EQCA is the first major LGBT organization in the nation to endorse the former Secretary of State for President.
“We want Hillary Clinton to run and are ready to mobilize our 800,000 members to help her win,” said Equality California’s Executive Director Rick Zbur. “We’re enthusiastic about her candidacy because she has the best record of accomplishment on LGBT issues of any potential candidate. Equality California is ready for Hillary!”
In addition to announcing the group’s endorsement of Clinton, Equality California will kick off a campaign focused on engaging its 800,000 members across the state and country to build a diverse coalition of support for Clinton.
EQCA is the second largest LGBT advocacy group in the nation terms of membership.