Ann Stanback

Anne Stanback is the President of Love Makes A Family (LMF), a statewide coalition of organizations and individuals working to gain the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. Prior to her involvement with LMF, Anne was the Executive Director of the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) from 1995-2000. She has also served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut affiliate of the National Abortion Rights Action League (CT NARAL) and as the Assistant Director of INFOLINE of South Central Connecticut where she worked on Child Care and maternal and child health issues.

In addition to her work on women’s issues, Anne has also spent over 19 years working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights. She served as the statewide Co-Director of the Connecticut Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights during the passage of the state’s gay rights law in 1991 which prohibited discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation. Currently, Anne also serves on the board of DemocracyWorks.

Anne is a graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina and Yale Divinity School. She lives in Avon with her partner of 20 years, Charlotte Kinlock.