The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting the LGBTQ community; Historic pro-equality wins in Wisconsin election
HRC CELEBRATES PRO-EQUALITY WINS IN WISCONSIN ELECTION:
TODAY AT 2 PM E.T. -- HRC AND ARIANNA’S CENTER TO HOST GLOBAL LATINX TRANSGENDER LEADERS FOR A CHAT ON THE IMPACT COVID-19 IS HAVING ON TRANS COMMUNITIES: More from HRC.
HRC REMEMBERS BLAKE BROCKWAY, AN AMAZING LEADER AND ADVOCATE FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY: More from HRC.
We are devastated by the passing of former Board of Governor for HRC Nashville & South Florida Blake Brockway.— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) April 13, 2020
A longtime member of the HRC family, Blake advanced equality one smile and laugh at a time. Our thoughts are with his friends & family at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/Puc6lE0DfR
I spoke with @WNYC’s @TheTakeaway about the FDA’s new blood donation restrictions and what more needs to be done to update a policy that remains based on bias rather than science. Listen here: https://t.co/4677DrDZaH— Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid) April 13, 2020
VOICE OF AMERICA’S MAXIM MOKSALKOV HIGHLIGHTS HOW COVID-19 DISPROPORTIONATELY IMPACTS THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY: “The reality is that 1 out of 5 LGBTQ people currently live in poverty, and the COVID-19 affects so many different industries but it’s going to disproportionately impact the LGBTQ community,” HRC President Alphonso David tells VOA. Watch more at VOA.
HERE ARE SOME WAYS SCHOOL COUNSELORS CAN SUPPORT LGBTQ YOUTH: HRC Youth Ambassador Ace Auker explains that counselors can save a “LGBTQ person’s life, or they can make it significantly more dangerous. A supportive, open-minded, and protective counselor can allow a closeted LGBTQ person the space to be themselves and to feel safe at school.” More from HRC.
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IRELAND’S OPENLY GAY PRIME MINISTER TO RE-REGISTER AS DOCTOR TO HELP PATIENTS WITH COVID-19: More from LGBTQ Nation.
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