As a mother with a unique experience of gender and a lifelong gender-equality advocate, Mel’s experience as a transgender person makes him a uniquely qualified champion of modern intersectional feminism.
Mel has seen first-hand how traditional gender roles and sexism can handicap people of all genders, and has worked diligently to reach beyond traditional lines of feminism to build a broad coalition of women, men, and transgender advocates.
Mel will never compromise on fundamental issues. He’ll support decisive and aggressive action to close the pay gap and protect the right to choose. Furthermore, Mel strongly believes in the Equal Rights Amendment and looks forward to partnering with citizens and officials at all levels of government to get it passed.