Post submitted by Breanna Bishop, HRC Publications and Magazine Intern

The newest issue of EqualityHRC’s flagship publication, free to members– is out now. This issue features interviews with celebrities and political allies, a look at how American extremists are exporting hate and much more.

Equality went to New York to interview famed choreographer Bill T. Jones about his upcoming citywide festival, celebrating author James Baldwin. Jones speaks about Baldwin’s influence on his own life and what he hopes to accomplish through his festival.

This issue also features actor Ellen Page’s decision to live openly, following her speech at the HRC Foundation’s first –ever “Time To Thrive” conference in Las Vegas.

The unfortunate trend of American extremists exporting their hate-filled ideals to foreign countries, like Uganda, Nigeria and Russia to promote LGBT discrimination is also featured. 

There’s an interview with Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) about his support for marriage equality and why it is so important to pass Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Before her Grammys performance with Madonna, singer and songwriter Mary Lambert took time to talk with Equality in Orlando about her life and her unexpected rise to stardom, following her penning of the chorus for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love.”

HRC’s Chief Foundation Officer Jeff Krehely penned an op-ed on “What Not To Do When Calling Yourself A Transgender Ally,” following Piers Morgan’s interviews with transgender activist Janet Mock – where Morgan focused mainly on Mock’s medical history and disclosure to her boyfriend.

Equality is published quarterly and the print edition is free to all HRC members. The magazine is also available digitally through the free HRC Equality Magazine App for iPad.



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