The Hillary Clinton campaign this weel announced a new steering committee aimed at recruiting LGBT votes Wednesday.
LGBT Americans for Hillary is made up of 65 leaders from the LGBT community, including members from Washington, Hollywood and the sports world.
The committee will work with the campaign on several areas including political outreach, communications, policy advice and counsel and fundraising.
“I’m proud to have the support of such distinguished leaders in the LGBT community,” Clinton said.
“Together, we can move our nation closer to the promise of fairness and equality that all Americans deserve.”
Highlights of those on the committee are: Greg Berlanti, the creator of “Brothers and Sisters”; Oscar-winner Bruce Cohen; sports legend Billie Jean King; Gloria Johnson from National Stonewall democrats; and Daniel O’Donnell, N.Y. Assembly member and Rosie’s bother.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, June 29, 2007.