- November 26, 2019
SCOTUS PLAINTIFF GERALD BOSTOCK SHARES POWERFUL STORY UNDERSCORING WHY JUSTICES MUST AFFIRM PROTECTIONS FOR LGBTQ PEOPLE: Watch the video here.
No one should be denied a job or fired because of who they are or whom they love.— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) November 25, 2019
It’s that simple. pic.twitter.com/YKgukthHUT
HRC CALLS ON TRUMP JR. TO APOLOGIZE FOR VILE HIV AND AIDS TWEET: “Trump Jr. just proved again what we already knew -- that he, his father and the Trump-Pence administration don’t care about people living with HIV, are undermining competent care and have no understanding of people living with HIV,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). “Trump Jr.’s absolutely disgusting and ignorant tweet only serves to perpetuate the stigma faced by people living with HIV, which HRC and LGBTQ advocates have fought so long to end.” More from HRC.
TUESDAY TWEET -- ADOPTION IS A TRANS ISSUE, A BI ISSUE, A PAN ISSUE -- AN LGBTQ ISSUE: HRC Foundation’s All Children - All Families program trainer Nia Clark (@niadesireclark) shares how our work helps adoption and foster care professionals better understand the issues faced by trans people and the broader LGBTQ community. More from HRC.
This #NationalAdoptionMonth, let us remember that adoption is a trans issue, as far too many of our transgender youth face high rates of rejection, mistreatment and homelessness.@NiaDesireClark's story reminds us that we must do better. https://t.co/951EtAOM7g— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) November 25, 2019
MISSOURI EPISCOPALIANS ELECT OPENLY GAY BLACK IMMIGRANT TO BE BISHOP: “This vibrant, multicultural and multiethnic community ignited my passion for social justice and inclusion for those on the margins of the church and society,” said bishop-elect Rev. Deon K. Johnson. More from Jesse Bogan (@JesseBogan) at St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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SCULPTURE HONORING TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-CONFORMING COMMUNITY UNVEILED IN NYC PARK: More from ABC30.
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HRC SOUNDS THE ALARM ABOUT VIOLENCE AGAINST LGBTQ PEOPLE IN UGANDA: More from HRC.
2/ In early October, Brian Wasswa, an advocate for LGBTQ rights, was brutally murdered.— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) November 25, 2019
A week later, 2 transgender women in Kampala were assaulted.
These and other attacks have occurred as virulent rhetoric against LGBTQ people continues to spread. https://t.co/nSy6LVA2Jd
ANTI-LGBTQ HATE CRIMES IN EL SALVADOR CONTINUE ALARMING RISE: “The quality of life conditions for the LGBTI community for which we have been working for many years are falling apart for many people,” William Hernández of Asociación Entre Amigos (@entreamigoslgbt) told the Blade. More from the Washington Blade.
INDONESIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CONDEMNS ATTORNEY GENERAL OFFICE FOR BARRING LGBTQ RECRUITS: "Everyone should be able to do their jobs without paying mind to their sexual orientations or gender identities," said Beka Ulung Hapsara of The National Commission on Human Rights (Jomnas HAM). More from Reuters.
HRC REMEMBERS CHARLOT JEUDY, LGBTQ CHAMPION IN HAITI: In 2018, Jeudy, whose death was reported Monday, joined a group of other international LGBTQ advocates to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance at the World Bank. More from 76 Crimes and HRC.
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Elle shares list of inspiring LGBTQ books everyone needs on their bookshelf