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    Jul 11, 2012

    8 Things You Need To Know About The First-Ever Lesbian Super PAC

    The just-announced political action committee already has celebrity backers. Though they haven't decided who they'll vote for just yet, they plan to fight for the rights of lesbians and straight women alike.

    1. It's called LPAC.

    Lesbian Super PAC, in case you didn't get that.

    2. One of LPAC's goals is to respond to the "war on women."

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    In particular, they're upset about attempts to defund Planned Parenthood and the fact that no women were included in the recent contraception hearings.

    3. Fighting for gay rights is also on the agenda.

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    4. They'll also campaign for things like equal pay.

    It's all explained in this graphic on their website.

    5. Jane Lynch is involved!

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    She's already pledged her support.

    6. So is tennis great Billie Jean King.


    7. They want to raise $1 million.

    They'll invest the money in races around the country, supporting candidates who they feel will fight for LPAC's interests.

    8. They haven't decided who they'll support in November yet.

    They're bipartisan, and they'll decide which candidate they support closer to the election.

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