HRC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES “SNAP FOR GOOD REWARDS” CAMPAIGN WITH HONEY NUT CHEERIOS: Starting today, Honey Nut Cheerios boxes around the country will have a Snapcode on the back that can be scanned to unlock exclusive Lenses within Snapchat for three organizations, including HRC. As part of this campaign, Honey Nut Cheerios will donate a portion of $100,000 to the three participating organizations -- HRC Foundation, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (@ASPCA) and Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica). “We’re grateful to General Mills and Honey Nut Cheerios for recognizing the importance of funding our work to achieve full equality for LGBTQ people, and looking forward to seeing how people all across the country use the HRCF Snapchat Lenses,” said HRC Senior Vice President for Development and Membership Chris Speron. More from HRC.

HRC MARKS THE START OF LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: This LGBTQ History Month, HRC is proud to honor the trailblazers who helped pave the way for LGBTQ rights and visibility in the ongoing fight for equality over the past five decades. More from HRC

IT’S NO SURPRISE -- TRUMP CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THE DANGEROUS RHETORIC OF ANTI-LGBTQ RELIGIOUS PASTOR ROBERT JEFFRESS: More from The Washington Post and HRC

IMPORTANT -- POPE FRANCIS MEETS WITH REV. JAMES MARTIN TO DISCUSS THE HOPES AND CONCERNS OF LGBTQ CATHOLICS: More from The Washington Post.

NEW PROJECT TO HIGHLIGHT VOICES AND STORIES FROM SOUTHERN VIRGINIA’S BLACK LGBTQ COMMUNITY: Through the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project, the Queer/Trans People of Color Project: Representation Matters will work to help LGBTQ people of color share their stories publicly. More from The Roanoke Times

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TRANS BOXER PATRICIO MANUEL MAKES HISTORY AS NEW FACE OF BOXING GEAR COMPANY EVERLAST: More from OutSports and Mashable.

ALEXANDRA BILLINGS BECOMES FIRST OPENLY TRANS ACTRESS TO PLAY MADAME MORRIBLE IN WICKED: More from Broadway.com.

SOUL SINGER SADE SHARES HER TRANS SONS JOURNEY AND CELEBRATES HIS TRANSITION: More from Pink News.

GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

THOUSANDS OF ACTIVISTS CONTINUE TO PROTEST BILLS PENDING IN THE INDONESIAN PARLIAMENT THAT WOULD GREATLY HARM LGBTQ PEOPLE: More from The New York Times and The Jakarta Post.

SCREENING OF FILM HIGHLIGHTING LGBTQ BULLYING IN BUDAPEST DISRUPTED BY NEO-NAZI DEMONSTRATORS: More from Pink News.

CROWD RALLIES FOR UNITY IN TORONTO AGAINST ANTI-LGBTQ GROUP: More from Global News Toronto

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