#AM_Equality: UN expert to assess human rights of LGBTQ+ people in the United States; joined HRC for opening civil society roundtable
UN EXPERT TO ASSESS HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBTQ+ PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES; JOINED HRC FOR OPENING CIVIL SOCIETY ROUNDTABLE: More from the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.
We're incredibly honored to have hosted @victor_madrigal, the @UNHumanRights Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, for a civil society roundtable at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. at the start of his official visit to the United States. pic.twitter.com/xX9Na6Qcqh— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) August 16, 2022
THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS AND ITS MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER CONDEMN TARGETED HARASSMENT CAMPAIGN AGAINST BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE: More from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
BIDEN OFFICIALS ACCELERATING MONKEYPOX VACCINE EFFORT WITH 1.8 MILLION ADDITIONAL DOSES AND OTHER STEPS: More from CNN.
FEATURED VIDEO: PANEL DISCUSSION ON MENTAL HEALTH IN QUEER & TRANS BIPOC COMMUNITIES
MOST REPUBLICANS IGNORED CONSTITUENTS’ OPINIONS ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY: More from the Washington Post.
COMMENTARY: ABORTION RESTRICTIONS HARM LGBTQ+ PEOPLE NOW: More from Ms. Magazine.
🎧 PODCAST: SCHOOLS FIND CONSPIRACY THEORIES INTERFERE WITH MAKING CLASSROOMS INCLUSIVE: More from NPR.
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HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ENDORSES GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JULIANA STRATTON OF ILLINOIS FOR REELECTION: “Governor Pritzker and Lt. Governor Stratton have shown a strong, consistent, and impactful commitment to advancing LGBTQ+ rights across the state of Illinois,” said HRC Interim President Joni Madison (@HRC_President, she/her). “We are proud to endorse Gov. Pritzker and Lt. Governor Stratton for reelection, and we’re ready to mobilize the people of Illinois this November.” More from HRC.
MIAMI TEACHERS VOW TO HELP LGBTQ+ STUDENTS FEEL SAFE UNDER ‘DON’T SAY GAY OR TRANS’ LAW: More from Axios.
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RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE SEASON 15 & UNTUCKED OFFICIALLY RENEWED BY VH1: More from Out.
⚾ A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: ABBI JACOBSON AND WILL GRAHAM TALK ‘INCREDIBLY QUEER’ REIMAGINING: More from GAYTIMES.
JONATHAN VAN NESS SAYS GOVERNMENT’S REACTION TO MONKEYPOX IS ‘FUELED BY HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA’: More from People.
OLYMPIC RUGBY GOLD MEDALIST ELLIA GREEN COMES OUT AS TRANS: More from LGBTQ Nation.