ICYMI: Billie Eilish and Family Add Their Voices to the 62 Million "Equality Voters", Supporting LGBTQ+ Rights

by Laurel Powell

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, her mother, actress/screenwriter Maggie Baird, along with her older brother, singer-songwriter Finneas O’Connell, shared on Instagram that they are Equality Voters, joining 62 million Americans in expressing the need to turn out to vote this election & the importance of lived & legal equality for the LGBTQ+ community. The posts were featured before their collective audience of over 116 million followers.

We’re grateful that Billie, Finneas, and Maggie continue to meet us in this unprecedented moment as champions for equality. When Equality Voters, whether they be high-profile figures or everyday Americans, state loudly and proudly that everyone has the right to be their authentic selves and enjoy life with whomever they love, we send the clear message that now is the time for our leaders to be on the right side of history this election year.

Jennifer Pike-Bailey, Deputy Director of Governmental Affairs at HRC

Equality Voters are a voting bloc made up of demographically and geographically diverse people who are united by the advancement of LGBTQ+ equality. These voters are younger, more racially diverse, and more female than the general electorate, and comprise more than 62 million voters nationwide who may determine the outcome of this election.

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