NOT JUST A WAX FIGURE IN THE OVAL -- PENCE CONTINUES TO PULL THE STRINGS ON THIS ADMINISTRATION’S MOST HARMFUL POLICIES: HRC is exposing the Vice President’s record and attacks on the LGBTQ community. More at HRC.

TODAY AT 2:30 PM ET -- REP. JOE KENNEDY (D-MA) PRESS CALL TO DISCUSS TRANS EQUALITY: Kennedy will be joined by HRC, the National Center for Transgender Equality, the Palm Center, Lambda Legal, the ACLU and PFLAG. Interested press should contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for conference call information.

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING WEDNESDAY -- CHECK OUT THE FIRST 14 MINUTES OF RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL-STARS: We see you G-g-g-gia Gunn! Stun! More from Logo.

KANSAS’ NEWLY-ELECTED LGBTQ LAWMAKERS TALK POLICY ON CAPITAL INSIDER PODCAST: More from The Garden City Telegram.

AWFUL -- ANTI-LGBTQ PARENT TEARS DOWN LGBTQ STUDENT CLUB POSTER IN “FIT OF RAGE”: The poster in a Columbia, Missouri, middle school featured a heart with the names of LGBTQ identities. More from KMIZ.

SIX-TIME WOMEN’S EURO TOUR GOLF CHAMP MEL REID COMES OUT AS GAY: More from Golf.com.

GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

ISLE OF MAN CONSIDERING PARDONING THOSE CONVICTED UNDER OVERTURNED ANTI-LGBTQ LAWS: More from BBC.

AFROGAMES BECOMES FIRST SPORTS TOURNAMENT FOR LGBTQ ATHLETES IN AFRICA: More from Bella Naija.

CANADIAN PROVINCIAL MINISTER OF TOURISM AND CULTURE MARRIES PARTNER: More from Edmonton Journal.

TRUTH WINS OUT ED WAYNE BESEN WRITES “STRONGMEN LIKE PUTIN THREATEN LGBTQ PEOPLE ACROSS THE GLOBE” in Advocate.

READING RAINBOW - Bookmark now to read on your lunch break!

Hornet profiles THRIVE SS, an Atlanta-based organization advocating for those living with HIV and AIDS; The Washington Post shares blogger Eve Tushnet’s (@evetushnet) thoughts on being LGBTQ in the Catholic church; Trinidad and Tobago Guardian gives the state of play for LGBTQ equality in the country; Paper Magazine interviews openly gay rapper Kidd Kenn (@kiddkenn); Billboard sits down with openly gay country singer Brandon Stansell (@brandonstansell)


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