Arline Isaacson, a Beacon Hill resident and longtime lobbyist for the LGBTQ community, recently received “Heroes in Action” from AIDS Action.
Isaacson is co-chair of the Massachusetts Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus, and has advocated on AIDS and LGBTQ issues for three decades.
MGLPC led the lobbying effort on marriage equality in Massachusetts and critically important anti-discrimination measures for the LGBTQ community. Its advocacy includes passage of the Gay & Lesbian Civil Rights Bill, defeat of anti-LGBT foster care and adoption measures, passage of Anti-Bullying and Hate Crimes legislation, anti-discrimination bills for the transgender community, and numerous measures on AIDS and HIV.
Isaacson currently co-chairs the Massachusetts Coalition to Ban Conversion Therapy for Minors.