- August 29, 2019
GLENDALE, WI. CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY VOTES TO PROTECT LGBTQ YOUTH FROM SO-CALLED “CONVERSION THERAPY”: More from NBC15.
.@HRC_WI commends the @GlendaleWI Common Council on its unanimous vote to protect LGBTQ youth against the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.”— HRC in Wisconsin (@HRC_WI) August 28, 2019
It’s time Wisconsin’s state legislature follows suit and passes these important protections statewide. https://t.co/Y3jL5pyFZV
HRC MARKS THE 56TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM: More from HRC.
As we celebrate the 56th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, we continue our work to ensure economic justice, opportunity and a level playing field free of inequality and discrimination for all people. pic.twitter.com/0UdelnPeZs— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) August 28, 2019
THANKFUL THURSDAY -- TEACHING LGBTQ RIGHTS GAIN MOMENTUM IN UNITED STATES: “Having recognition of milestones in the movement toward equality (gives) LGBTQ students affirmation and a sense of belonging,” said HRC Director of HRC Foundation’s Children, Youth and Families Program Ellen Kahn (@ellenbkahn). “For non-LGBTQ students, it’s real history, it’s a real representation of the breath of diversity and better prepares them to live in an increasingly diverse world.” More from Openly.
POLICE LAUNCH HATE CRIME INVESTIGATION AFTER TRANS WOMEN FORCIBLY REMOVED FROM L.A. BAR: More from NewNowNext.
ATLANTA, G.A. FACES CHALLENGES AND ISSUES TO PROVIDE HOUSING FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV: “[There is] a need for cities like Atlanta to diversify their funding portfolio to house people living with HIV if they believe and recognize that homelessness is both a driver of our epidemic, and health care for people living with HIV,” said Emily Halden Brown (@emilyhbrown), a housing advocate with the Atlanta mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Board. More from The Body.
TRANSGENDER CUSTOMER SERVICE EMPLOYEES AT RISK OF FACING DAILY DISCRIMINATION: More from Colorado Springs Independent.
- Lil Nas X makes history as the first openly gay man to be nominated at the CMAs. More from Advocate.
GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS
TASMANIAN LGBTQ ADVOCATES PREPARE TO DEFEND STATE’S NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS: More from Out In Perth.
TRANS EQUALITY CAMPAIGN MOVES FORWARD IN AUSTRALIA: Advocates look toward New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland after Victoria recently passed a law to allow transgender and gender-expansive people to change their gender markers on their personal identification documents. More from The Guardian.
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��Visibility— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) August 28, 2019
⚪️Support@MelanieCmusic is telling you what she wants, what she really really wants: for all of us to come together for our trans and non-binary family. https://t.co/boGTvkzM9x