More than 25,000 transgender people could be denied the right to vote in November, thanks to a spate of voter ID laws across the country. The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched a public awareness campaign called Voting While Trans to combat the voter-suppression efforts.
Two new video ads highlight support for marriage equality within faith communities.
The antigay group had been trying to hide who supplied it with money to support a marriage ban in Maine in 2009 and continues to do the same elsewhere.
Voters favor the new marriage equality law by 49% to 39%, with more than half of African-American voters in favor, but those numbers could change when opponents launch their anticipated media campaign.