- September 11, 2019
HRC REMEMBERS THE LIVES LOST ON SEPTEMBER 11TH: More from HRC.
PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN AMY STULMAN WRITES FOR QUARTZ ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANS-INCLUSIVE HEALTH CARE: “These days, there is a growing number of primary care providers like myself who specialize in transgender care. But it shows how far we have to go when taking care of trans patients is considered a specialty in the first place, rather than just part of normal daily practice,” Stulman writes. More from Quartz.
Volunteer and member of @HRC Foundation’s Parents for Transgender Equality National Council Lizette Trujillo is fighting for a more inclusive, supportive future for her son and all students in Tuscon.— HRC in Arizona (@HRCaz) September 9, 2019
Join her on Tuesday → https://t.co/9lWWDwRa3m https://t.co/cD40XnmZdr
LAUREN JACKSON, A TRANSGENDER WOMAN WHO WAS ATTACKED IN OREGON, IS HEALING AND FLOURISHING: “I'm in the best place in my life, even after this attack,” Jackson said. “I'm happier, more peaceful and loving life more than ever before… Because I'm just me. I haven't always been.” More from The Salt Lake Tribune.
FIRST-EVER CLEVELAND TRANSGENDER CELEBRATION WAS HELD ON SUNDAY: More from News 5 Cleveland.
SAINT JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN DEXTER, MICHIGAN, FORMS “OPEN HEARTS CLUB” FOR LGBTQ YOUTH AND ALLIES: More from The Sun Times News.
THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA’S POLICE LGBTQ LIAISON TEAM: The anniversary coincides with the recent shooting death of Black gay man Darren Laval Carter. The liaison unit was formed after four transgender women were shot and three were killed over a five-month period in 2018. More from Florida Times-Union.
HORRIBLE -- MAN VERBALLY ATTACKS QUEER, JEWISH MAN ADAM ELI IN NYC: Eli (@aewerner) caputured video of the incident and posted it to Twitter, saying: “if this is the type of violence that [the] most priviledged queer peope are getting, can you even imagine what it’s like every single day… to be a trans person, or a gender non-conforming person, or a queer person of color.” More from NBC 4 New York.
HRC MARKED WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY YESTERDAY: More from HRC.
No one should ever be made to feel alone & hopeless simply for who they are. If you or someone you know is struggling, call:@800273TALK: 1-800-273-8255@TrevorProject LGBTQ Hotline: 1-866-488-7386@TransLifeline: 1-877-565-8860#WorldSuicidePreventionDay https://t.co/LnMoBL7owL— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) September 10, 2019
GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ATTACKS ON THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN POLAND: More from HRC.
QUEER TANGO IS CHANGING MINDS IN ARGENTINA AND PROVIDING COMMUNITY FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY: More from BBC.
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The Advocate reports on a new play, As Much As I Can, that focuses on gay and bisexual Black men living with HIV; Reuters looks at a new documentary, “For They Know Not What They Do,” about transgender people who have undergone so-called “conversion therapy” and their families