HISTORIC VICTORY FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN NORTHERN IRELAND: “Unlike much of the United Kingdom, same-sex couples in Northern Ireland had been denied the right to marriage equality for years,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). “The overwhelming support and tireless efforts of advocates and allies have made this day a reality. We congratulate them on this critical milestone for LGBTQ equality.” More from The Guardian, The Washington Post and HRC

TUESDAY TWEET -- ��️ TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT! EIGHTH ANNUAL CHEFS FOR EQUALITY BENEFITTING THE HRC FOUNDATION: The evening of food, cocktails and music to benefit the fight for full LGBTQ equality will be held for the second year at the Washington National Cathedral, and features a pre-reveal reception, 50 tasting stations, 20 dessert stations, 20 mixologists and a Champagne lounge. Learn more here

MICHIGAN BILL WOULD ADD SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY TO STATE’S HATE CRIMES LAW: More from WEMU.

GEORGIA SCHOOL DISTRICT REVERSES POLICY ALLOWING TRANSGENDER STUDENTS TO USE BATHROOMS CONSISTENT WITH THEIR GENDER IDENTITY: Instead, trans students will have to use a single-stall restroom. More from Metro Weekly

THIS PAST WEEKEND MARKED LGBTQ CENTER AWARENESS DAY: Find out more about the 250+ LGBTQ community centers and 210 LGBTQ campus centers that provide vital resources for LGBTQ people here

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ACTOR JIM PARSONS & DIRECTOR GREG BERLANTI (@GBerlanti) TEAM UP FOR LGBTQ DOCUSERIES: More from NewNowNext

OLYMPIAN AND FIGURE SKATER ADAM RIPPON (@Adaripp) OPENS UP ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE AT THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS: Watch here.

GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

WORLD PRIDE 2023 TO TAKE PLACE IN AUSTRALIA: Previous hosts of the biennial celebration include Jerusalem, London, Toronto, Madrid and New York City. More from LGBTQ Nation

THE FIGHT FOR MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, PRIDE GOES ON: The mayor may have forced the cancellation of this year’s Pride celebrations, but the fight for the rights of LGBTQ Jamaicans goes on. More from HRC

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KTLA reports on Sunday’s 25th annual AIDS walk in Los Angeles; Out Magazine speaks with U.S. Soccer stars and partners Ali Krieger (@alikrieger) and Ashlyn Harris (@Ashlyn_Harris

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