#AM_Equality: Same-sex households in the U.S surpass 1 million for the first time; Club Q will reopen, owner promises
SAME-SEX HOUSEHOLDS IN THE U.S. SURPASS 1 MILLION FOR THE FIRST TIME, DATA SHOWS: The number of same-sex households increased 120% from 2008 to 2021, according to recently released Census Bureau data. More from NBC News and the Advocate.
HATE SPEECH’S RISE ON TWITTER IS UNPRECEDENTED, RESEARCHERS FIND: According to research from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, the Anti-Defamation League and other groups that study online platforms, problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over. More from the New York Times.
SCOTUS ARGUMENTS TODAY IN SCOTUS 303 CREATIVE CASE; CASE COULD HAVE CONSEQUENCES FOR LGBTQ+ PEOPLE AND OTHER VULNERABLE GROUPS: More from HRC.
ON WORLD AIDS DAY, BIDEN HIGHLIGHTS ADVANCES, PROMISES MORE: Among other actions, the administration is announcing new steps to strengthen PEPFAR, a global effort to fight HIV and AIDS. More from the Advocate.
CLUB Q WILL REOPEN, OWNER PROMISES: “This community has expressed wholeheartedly their need for the space that we’ve provided for 20 years,” owner Nic Grzecka said. More from the Advocate.
KELLEY ROBINSON ON MSNBC: RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT ‘AN IMPORTANT STEP’ IN JOURNEY TO FREEDOM AND EQUALITY: More from MSNBC.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE RIGHT TO SAME-SEX INTIMACY DISAPPEARS?: In the wake of Clarence Thomas’s call to reconsider this liberty, LGBTQ+ Americans share their fears of repression and criminalization. More from the Washington Post.
TRANS PEOPLE STRUGGLE TO FIND HOUSING AFTER PRISON. THIS GROUP IS TRYING TO HELP: More from NPR.
AT THESE POWWOWS, TWO-SPIRIT PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS REVERED: Across the country, powwows specifically intended for Two-Spirit people are carving out space to heal scars and build community. More from them.
OP-ED: RECENT ANTI-TRANS ARTICLES MISS THE POINT OF GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE: More from Teen Vogue.
📍 IN THE STATES
ILLINOIS SEEKS TO OFFER HAVEN FOR TRANSGENDER YOUTH: More from the Pantagraph.
📺 GET CULTURED
SOCIAL MEDIA, ONLINE EXPERIENCE REMAINS POOR FOR MARGINALIZED GROUPS: More from Adweek.
30 FILMS ABOUT HIV AND AIDS EVERYONE SHOULD WATCH: More from Out.
UK’S GAY SPORT MINISTER PROUDLY WEARS ONELOVE ARMBAND AT QATAR WORLD CUP: More from Pink News.
🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY
HRC FOUNDATION’S EQUIDAD MX RECOGNIZES 298 EMPLOYERS IN MEXICO FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO LGBTQ+ INCLUSION: More from HRC.
THE SECRET GAY NEIGHBORHOOD INSIDE TEHRAN: More from LGBTQNation.
JAPAN'S LACK OF PROTECTIONS FOR LGBTQ+ COUPLES IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, TOKYO COURT RULES: More from Huffpost.
UKRAINE WAR BRINGS A PUSH FOR LGBTQ+ RIGHTS, BUT WILL IT LAST?: More from Openly/Thomson Reuters Foundation and Gay Times.
THIS MAN REFUSES TO LET LGBTQ+ HISTORY BE ERASED AS RUSSIA PREPARES TO STRENGTHEN GAY PROPAGANDA LAW: More from LGBTQNation.
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