- November 5, 2019
IT’S ELECTION DAY -- AND HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID (@AlphonsoDavid) HIT THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL FOR VA LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES: David joined EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, Delegate Danica Roem and other pro-equality candidates on the trail over the weekend. If you have elections in your state, get the 411 on your polling place, ID needs and more from hrc.org/vote.
- What’s at stake? Flipping seats in Virginia to pro-equality candidates will pave the way to passing non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people in the commonwealth. More from Mother Jones.
- Read up on Danica Roem’s race to defeat an anti-LGBTQ challenger from The Daily Beast.
ICE IGNORES FEDERAL COURT RULING, CONTINUES HOLDING GAY ASYLUM SEEKER “INDEFINITELY”: Garcia Portillo was separated from his partner when he entered the U.S., and is being denied parole -- despite a federal court ruling that ICE must stop issuing such denials. More from Advocate.
TUESDAY TWEET, EVERYONE’S FAVORITE SAME-SEX PENGUIN COUPLE ADOPT SECOND EGG: After Sphen and Magic of the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium hatched their beautiful daughter Sphengic, the aquarium announced that the happy couple has adopted a second egg! More from Pink News.
Gay penguin ‘power couple’ have adopted another egg together after successfully hatching their first chick https://t.co/FFiDutj57i— PinkNews (@PinkNews) November 4, 2019
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES MEET WITH ANTI-LGBTQ HATE GROUP WHILE DECIDING IF LGBTQ PEOPLE CAN BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST IN THE WORKPLACE: Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Samuel Alito met with Brian Brown, a notorious hate leader who cofounded the National Organization for (unequal) Marriage and who now spreads his brand of anti-LGBTQ bigotry abroad as president of the World Congress of (straight and cisgender) Families. More from Pink News.
KENTUCKY WOMAN SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ANTI-LGBTQ BULLYING, SUICIDE AFTER HER TRANSGENDER HUSBAND’S DEATH: More from WPSD.
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DAYTIME EMMYS ISSUE NEW POLICIES REGARDING GENDERED CATEGORIES: They encourage performers to choose award categories that best fit their gender identity and expression, and remove gender from the youth categories -- a major step toward making award shows more inclusive for ALL actors. More from Los Angeles Blade.
SCULPTURE DEDICATED TO TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY UNVEILED IN TRIBECA PARK IN MANHATTAN: The sculpture, named “Dandara,” after a trans woman who was murdered in Brazil, will be on display until May 24, 2020. More from ABC 7 NY.
#Repost @fomofeed with @get_repost ・・・ WHAT: DREAM MACHINE-DANDARA, 2017. “This is a monument to the dreamers, the ones who live and die making the impossible happen.”-Rubem Robierb �� :@v_andthecity . WHO: Rubem Robierb (@rubemrobierbart) . WHERE: Tribeca Park, 8 Beach Street, New York, NY . FEED INSPIRATION: #rubemrobierb #dreammachineart . . . . #FOMOfeed #NYC #NewYorkCity #immersive #immersiveart #nycart #publicart #art #wings #tribecapark @taglialatellagalleries
GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS
IRELAND HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCES SOME LGBTQ PARENTS CAN REGISTER BOTH NAMES ON CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE STARTING IN MAY: More from Pink News.
GERMAN HEALTH MINISTER UNVEILS DRAFT LAW TO PROTECT LGBTQ YOUTH FROM SO-CALLED “CONVERSION THERAPY”: More from DW.
FELIZ ORGULLO! PRIDE MARCH IN BUENOS AIRES CELEBRATES COMMUNITY, CALLS FOR AN END TO HATE CRIMES: More from Buenos Aires Times.
- Más de 20 organizaciones celebran la marcha del orgullo en Buenos Aires: Más de Infobae.
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