#AM_Equality: December 6, 2021

by HRC Staff

Promoting LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace; Forbes 2021 ‘30 under 30’ list is full of LGBTQ+ excellence

“'IT’S ABOUT ALL OF US”: PROMOTING LGBTQ+ EQUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE: At the Reuters Next conference last week, experts in workplace equality agreed that companies must go beyond expressing lip-service support for LGBTQ+ workers, and instead take concrete steps to eliminate biases in the workplace to foster true inclusion. More from Reuters.

TRANS MEN DESCRIBE MISTREATMENT IN PRISON: Transgender men say they are often harassed, denied trans-inclusive medical care and “forced to be someone” they are not while incarcerated. More from NBC News.

💫 THIS YEAR’S FORBES ‘30 UNDER 30’ LIST IS FULL OF LGBTQ+ EXCELLENCE: More from Out.

MATTHEW SHEPARD HONORED AT NATIONAL CATHEDRAL: “In the years since Matthew’s death, the Shepard family has shown extraordinary courage and grace in keeping his spirit and memory alive, and the Cathedral is honored and humbled to serve as his final resting place,” said Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean of Washington National Cathedral. More from Washington Blade.

📺 GET CULTURED

🎨 6 QUEER ARTISTS TO WATCH AT ART BASEL IN MIAMI BEACH: Artists including Vaginal Davis (@vaginaldavis_official), Brendan Fernandes (@brendanfernandes), Sunil Gupta (@sunilgupta7402), Ad Minoliti (@minoliti), Julie Tolentino (@thejulietolentino) and Ambera Wellmann are bringing attention to LGBTQ+ identities at the world-renowned art show in Florida. More from NBC.

🏳️‍🌈 🚶 🚪 15 CELEBRITIES WHO CAME OUT IN 2021: More from LGBTQNation.

❌ DA BABY SAID HE WAS GOING TO SUPPORT HIV/AIDS CHARITIES. SOME ARE STILL WAITING FOR THAT SUPPORT: More from Queerty.

🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY

🍁 HOUSING COMPLEX FOR LGBTQ+ SENIORS IN WINNIPEG AMONG PROJECTS LOOKING TO RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING: A 21-unit housing complex for aging members of the LGBTQ+ community in Winnipeg, Canada is hoping to get federal funding. With funding, this would be the first low-income housing facility with units specifically dedicated to LGBTQ+ Winnipegers. More from CBC.

HOW A SEATTLE MAN BECAME A LIFELINE FOR PERSECUTED LGBTQ+ PEOPLE IN OTHER COUNTRIES: More from CNN.

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