#AM_Equality: December 18, 2020

by HRC staff

HRC President Alphonso David congratulates Rep. Haaland on her historic nomination as Interior Secretary

CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON EEOC TO WITHDRAW PROPOSED UPDATE UNDERMINING NON-DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS: The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Human Rights Campaign, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the National Women’s Law Center submitted a comment on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Proposed Updated Compliance Manual on Religious Discrimination, which would undermine employment protections for women, people of color, LGBTQ people, people who adhere to minority religious beliefs or are non-religious, and those from other minority populations. More from HRC.

HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID (@AlphonsoDavid) CONGRATULATES REP. DEB HAALAND ON HER HISTORIC NOMINATION AS INTERIOR SECRETARY: More from The Washington Post.

ELON MUSK’S TWEETS MOCKING PRONOUNS ARE UNACCEPTABLE: More from CNBC and HRC.

KATE FREEMAN BECOMES FIRST OPENLY TRANSGENDER PERSON TO WIN JEOPARDY: More from NBC News.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY -- HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID AND REPORTER JONATHAN CAPEHART (@CapehartJ) SIT DOWN FOR AN INSPIRING CONVERSATION: Watch here.

“I LOST EVERYTHING”: LGBTQ PEOPLE ARE BEARING BRUNT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, REPORT SHOWS: More from USA Today.

SENIOR FAITH LEADERS CALL FOR GLOBAL DECRIMINALISATION OF LGBTQ PEOPLE: More from The Guardian.

LGBTQ REPRESENTATION ON D.C.’S HISTORIC SLATE OF ELECTORS: More from Washington Blade.

RESOURCE CENTER IN DALLAS LAUNCHES A $4M CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR LGBTQ-FRIENDLY SENIOR HOUSING: More from Dallas Voice.

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