DotOUT has been speaking OUT for its LGBTQ members and neighbors. Our collective, diverse voices are heard by local and state politicians. Each political year is different—some are almost inconceivable. But, for Boston’s largest neighborhood, Dorchester folks eagerly await the opportunity to speak up.

Here are a few of our past candidates forums:

2013 – DotOUT in the News

Mayoral hopefuls get careful look from DotOUT By Gintautas Dumcius, News Editor, Dorchester Reporter, Aug. 9, 2013

2011 – DotOUT in the News

September 2011 REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: DotOUT endorses Craig Galvin in District 3

Four at-large seats; seven eye one of them October 26, 2011

DotOUT endorses Arroyo, Pressley, Connolly, and Flaherty October 24, 2011

DotOUT backs Flaherty and three councillors running for reelection October 23, 2011

2009 – DotOUT in the News

September 2009 Menino falls short as DotOUT fails to back a mayoral candidate

2008 – DotOUT in the News

With Chang-Diaz’s nomination official, Wilkerson loses key LGBT support Bay Windows, October 2, 2008

Primary results a mixed bag for LGBT community Bay Windows, September 17, 2008

DotOUT Endorsements New England Blade, September 10, 2008

2007 – DotOUT in the News

2005 – DotOUT in the News

Under a rainbow flag, linking the Dots Boston Globe, October 30, 2005