Equality Kansas endorsement draws new divide in Democratic gubernatorial primary


A new wedge is opening up in the Kansas Democratic primary for governor after the state’s leading LGBT advocacy group backed state Sen. Laura Kelly.

Even as Democrats Josh Svaty and Carl Brewer have spoken passionately on the campaign trail about standing up for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Kansans, it wasn’t enough to earn them the endorsement of Equality Kansas in the primary.

The group, with more than 2,000 members statewide, cited Kelly’s 100 percent voting record in support of LGBT issues as well as her advocacy on those matters in legislative . . .


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