VICTORY: Anchorage Voters Defeat Proposition 1!
Anchorage voters have defeated Proposition 1—the dangerous initiative that sought to repeal basic protections for our transgender neighbors, family and friends under municipal law. With
April 7, 2018
Election Night Results: We are hopeful
With only partial results available, Anchorage municipal officials tonight announced that they have counted 49,806 ballots and that the Proposition 1 election is too close to call.
April 3, 2018
Today is Election Day in Anchorage. Here's How to Vote No on Prop 1:
It's Election Day in Anchorage—the day voters decide the fate of Proposition 1. If passed, Proposition1 would repeal the basic protections under municipal law that
April 3, 2018
Five Reasons You Should Vote No on Proposition 1
In tomorrow’s election, Anchorage voters will decide the fate of our municipality’s non-discrimination protections for our transgender neighbors, family and friends. Here are five reasons
April 2, 2018
110+ Bipartisan Anchorage Community Leaders Oppose Prop 1, Urge NO Vote
A bipartisan group of more than 110 Anchorage community leaders have announced that they oppose Proposition 1, the ballot measure that would repeal Anchorage's two-year-old
March 29, 2018
Three Anchorage Teachers Explain Why They're Voting No on Prop 1
Next Tuesday, we will find out the results of our campaign to defeat Prop 1, which would eliminate basic protections for our transgender friends, family,
March 28, 2018
Transgender People in Anchorage Explain The Importance of Defeating Prop 1
In the final days before Election Day, those in Anchorage who would be most affected by the passage of Prop 1—our transgender neighbors, family and friends—are explaining what it would mean to them if Proposition 1 is defeated next week.
March 28, 2018
NEW AD: Alaska Natives Urge a No Vote on Proposition 1
In a new ad released today by Fair Anchorage, the campaign to defend protections for transgender people that have been in effect since 2015, Alaska
March 23, 2018
Anchorage Education Association Urges No Vote on Prop 1
The Anchorage Education Association (AEA), which represents thousands of students across the city, today announced its opposition to Proposition 1 in Anchorage. Prop 1 would
March 22, 2018
Yes on Prop 1 Campaign Deceives Voters for the Second Time in a Week
The Yes on Prop 1 Campaign has found itself in hot water for the second time in a week, after it was discovered a new
March 22, 2018
Anchorage Firefighters’ Union Officially Announces Opposition to Prop 1
In a letter to the editor of the Anchorage Daily News, the Anchorage Firefighters Union Local 1264 officially announced their opposition to Prop 1, an
March 19, 2018
35 Anchorage Faith Leaders Join Chorus of Voices in Opposition to Prop 1
Today, 35 prominent faith leaders in Anchorage came together to announce their opposition to Prop 1, which would remove nondiscrimination protections for transgender people from
March 14, 2018
Safety Experts Across Anchorage Agree: Dignity for Transgender People Doesn't Threaten Public Safety
Our opponents seeking to pass Proposition 1 this April have consistently made the claim that protecting transgender people under municipal law is a threat to
March 14, 2018
NEW AD: Anchorage Safety Advocate Dispels Myths Behind Proposition 1
Today, our campaign’s latest television ad hits the airwaves featuring Keeley Olson, the executive director of Standing Up Against Rape (STAR), the leading organization in
March 13, 2018
Children’s & Domestic Violence Victims Advocates Warn: Prop 1 Rhetoric Harms Anchorage’s Children
Three influential non-profit groups in Alaska have recently spoken out against what they view as dangerous political messaging by supporters of Proposition 1 that could
March 9, 2018
Over 40 Local Businesses Join Anchorage Chamber and Others in Opposition to Prop 1
Today, more than 40 local businesses came together to announce their opposition to Prop 1, which would remove comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for transgender people from
March 7, 2018
First No on Prop 1 Television Ad Hits the Air in Anchorage!
Fair Anchorage, our campaign working to defeat Prop 1, released an our first television ad today featuring David Lockard and his transgender teenage son, Col.
March 2, 2018
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Officially Opposes Prop 1
This week, the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) officially announced its opposition to Prop 1, joining an already impressive business coalition that is working with
February 28, 2018
Human Rights Campaign Agreeing to Match Donations Through Wednesday!
In just 16 days, every single voter in Anchorage will have their ballots in hand. Our plan to defeat Proposition 1 is an ambitious one.
February 26, 2018
On the air: Fair Anchorage Releases First No on Prop 1 Radio Ad
Today, our campaign officially launched our first paid radio ad making the case against Proposition 1 and encouraging the people of Anchorage to keep non-discrimination
February 26, 2018
NEW AD: Faith Leaders Say No on Prop 1
Today, our campaign to defend transgender rights in Anchorage launched a new ad featuring pastors, rabbis, and other faith leaders across our city standing together
February 22, 2018
Anchorage Superintendent Says Prop 1 is Unnecessary and Cannot Be Enforced
Anchorage School District Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop today addressed Prop 1, which would repeal portions of Anchorage’s non-discrimination ordinance protecting transgender people. While the Anchorage
February 21, 2018
Fair Anchorage Financial Report Shows Strong Grassroots Support for No on Prop 1
Late last week, our campaign to defend Anchorage’s non-discrimination law and defeat Proposition 1, announced incredible progress and support with the release of our latest financial disclosure.
February 20, 2018
BREAKING: Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Votes to Oppose Prop 1!
In a statement issued Monday, February 5, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce announced their formal opposition to Prop 1, which would overturn existing non-discrimination protections
February 8, 2018
New Ad: Anchorage Women Say NO on Proposition 1
Backers of Proposition 1 will spend the next seven weeks claiming their goal is to protect women from harassment. But we aren’t going to let
February 8, 2018
Proposition 1: Should the Anchorage Police Department Really Monitor Restrooms Instead of Fighting Crime?
Today, our campaign to defend transgender non-discrimination protections in Anchorage launched a new ad. In the ad, Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll explains to the
January 25, 2018
Incumbent Mayor and Challenger Both Agree: Proposition 1 is No Good For Anchorage
Both the incumbent Mayor of Anchorage, Democrat Ethan Berkowitz, and his Republican challenger, Rebecca Logan, have both publicly gone on record as opposing Proposition 1,
January 25, 2018
Alaska Democratic Party Officially Opposes Proposition 1
The Alaska Democratic Party has officially announced their opposition to Proposition 1.
January 23, 2018
Anchorage Chief Justin Doll: Not Sure How We Would Enforce Prop 1
Anchorage Chief of Police Justin Doll clearly states that the passage of Proposition 1 would cause difficult questions to arise concerning how exactly to enforce the rule.
January 17, 2018
Fair Anchorage Announces Campaign Leadership Staff
Fair Anchorage is excited to announce our campaign leadership team, who will be working with our already existing coalitions and grassroots supporters to mobilize Anchorage
January 11, 2018
Anchorage Police Chief: "We're Not Concerned" About Any Need For Proposition 1
Today, our campaign to keep non-discrimination on the books in Anchorage released a new ad featuring Anchorage Chief of Police Justin Doll who clearly states
January 4, 2018
Former Republican Alaskan State Senator: "Prop 1 is Harmful and Divisive"
It’s hard to believe, but I recently celebrated my 90th birthday. As a former Republican member of the Alaska Senate who represented Anchorage for 14
December 28, 2017
Sitka Becomes Third Alaska City to Pass Comprehensive Non-Discrimination Protections
This week, by a unanimous vote of 7-0, the General Assembly in Sitka, Alaska approved comprehensive non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people within its city and borough.
December 15, 2017
Help Us Unlock a Bonus of $5,000 Before the End of the Year!
The holiday season is upon us, but that doesn't mean that we can rest in our campaign to defeat Prop 1. Election Day—April 3rd—gets closer
December 11, 2017
Sam's Employer Discriminated Against Him Because He's Transgender. If Proposition 1 Passes, That Would Be Perfectly Legal in Anchorage
From November 13 through November 20 of this year, individuals and organizations around the country will commemorate Transgender Awareness Week, culminating in the annual Trans
November 17, 2017
Transgender Veterans in Alaska Urge Their Friends & Neighbors to Vote No On Prop 1
In April of 2018, the people of Anchorage will go to the polls to protect Anchorage's non-discrimination law that ensures transgender people can't be targeted
November 9, 2017
Pride Foundation Doubling All Donations to Defeat Proposition 1 in Anchorage
Until Thursday at midnight, the Pride Foundation will double every single donation—up to $5,000—made to our No on Prop 1 campaign. Rush your donation of $5 or more now and let’s stop Prop 1 together.
September 25, 2017
This Back to School Season, Parents & Educators Say 'NO' to Bringing Discrimination Back to Anchorage
If anti-LGBT extremists have their way and Proposition 1 passes next year, it would bring discrimination back to Anchorage, and even require schools to discriminate against transgender children.
September 12, 2017
This Week: 3 Opportunities to Take A Leadership Role With Our No On Prop 1 Campaign
Tuesday, Sept. 5th: Transgender Leadership Council meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 6: Community Action Board meeting. Thursday, Sept. 7th: Volunteer Kickoff & Training. RSVP:
September 5, 2017
Hundreds Turn Out to Hear Transgender Rights Icon Mara Keisling & Local Panelists Speak Against Prop 1
Ultimately, the event’s success is a credit to the Fair Anchorage Community Advisory Council, which is made up of local transgender residents who are leading the charge against Proposition 1.
August 31, 2017
Groundbreaking Report on Widespread Anti-Transgender Discrimination in AK Underscores the Need to Defeat Prop 1
According to US Transgender Survey, a stunning 85% of transgender Alaskans have experienced discrimination, including physical violence.
August 29, 2017
President Trump makes it official: Transgender troops banned from the military
This news underscores a terrifying reality of our present day—now more than ever, every single protection we’ve ever secured for transgender people is under threat. From the White House, to the Pentagon, to right here in Anchorage.
August 26, 2017
Transgender Civil Rights Icon Coming to Anchorage
On Tuesday, August 29th, Mara Keisling—one of the nation’s most renowned transgender civil rights activists and the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality—will be in Anchorage for an important conversation on the state of transgender rights in Alaska.
August 23, 2017