Voice for Equality: Congressman Michael Capuano
March 25, 2010
Michael Capuano is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 8th District of Massachusetts. The district, which was once represented by John F. Kennedy and Tip O'Neill, includes the northern three-fourths of Boston, as well as Cambridge and Somerville. Prior to joining Congress, Capuano served as Mayor and Alderman of Somerville. Capuano ran in the Democratic primary special election to fill the seat in the United States Senate made vacant by the death of Senator Ted Kennedy, but lost to Martha Coakley, who in turn lost the general election in 2010 to Republican Scott Brown. Learn more here.
In the spring of 2010, it was announced that The Boston Gay Men's Chorus would give a performance of "We the People," a sweeping work for chorus and narrators that delves into the social, legal, religious, and historical aspects of the marriage equality debate with U.S. David Wilson and Rob Compton, plaintiffs from the Goodrich decision. [Link], a long time chorus season subscriber, as guest narrator. The work includes the personal stories of married chorus members and supporters including
Freedom to Marry salutes Rep. Michael Capuano as a Voice for Equality!