HRC Equidad MX recognizes employers in Mexico for commitment to LGBT inclusion; DCCC elects first LGBTQ chair
HRC EQUIDAD MX RECOGNIZES RECORD-BREAKING 200+ EMPLOYERS IN MEXICO FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO LGBT INCLUSION: “HRC Equidad MX: Programa Global de Equidad Laboral,” now in its fourth year, is a survey evaluating LGBT workplace inclusion within major Mexican businesses and multinationals. “In a year full of unprecedented challenges, amidst a global pandemic, the steadfast commitment to LGBT workplace inclusion in Mexico is truly inspiring,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). “The entire Human Rights Campaign community is extremely proud to witness the remarkable progress and record number of businesses in Mexico committed to providing inclusive workplaces where LGBT workers can not only thrive, but achieve their full potential while being exactly who they are.” More from HRC in English and Español, Milenio and Expansión.
DCCC MAKES HISTORY, ELECTING CONGRESSMAN MALONEY (@RepSeanMaloney) AS FIRST LGBTQ CHAIR: Said HRC Alphonso David, “Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s election as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is an important milestone for LGBTQ people and another example of a Democratic Caucus leadership team that reflects the diversity of our country. With Congressman Maloney in leadership, LGBTQ people across the country will have a seat at the table and a strong advocate to fight for us and make progress on key issues of equality.” More from HRC.
HRC TO HOST CONVERSATION WITH HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID (@AlphonsoDavid) AND AUTHOR KATHERINE STEWART (@kathsstewart) TONIGHT AT 6:30 P.M. EST: Remaining Home in Faith VII: “Telling the Truth: The Religious Right’s Assault on the LGBTQ Community” will discuss Stewart’s new book The Power Worshippers. More from HRC, and tune in here.
SENATOR LOEFFLER DONATED TO VIRULENT ANTI-LGBTQ ADOPTION AGENCY: “Senator Kelly Loeffler’s involvement with an virulent, extremist anti-LGBTQ adoption agency is shameful and something she must answer for, as the eyes of the country turn to Georgia to decide control of the Senate,” said HRC President Alphonso David. More from HRC.
HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID DISCUSSES HIS LIFE FIGHTING FOR CHANGE ON STAFFER PODCAST: Listen here.
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