#AM_Equality: February 10, 2021

by HRC staff

#AM_Equality: White House affirms that “trans rights are human rights”

HRC PRESIDENT ON ILYSE HOGUE’S DEPARTURE FROM NARAL PRO-CHOICE AMERICA: More here.

WHAT SHE SAID:

HRC’S TRANSGENDER JUSTICE INITIATIVE WORKING WITH DESTINATION TOMORROW TO PROVIDE COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUNDS: More from HRC and interested folks can apply here.

RADIO.COM’S LET’S GO THERE FEATURES HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID TO DISCUSS BLACK HISTORY MONTH: More from Radio.com.

ARLANDO TELLER, A GAY INDIGENOUS LAWMAKER, JOINS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR TRIBAL AFFAIRS: “Elevating Indigenous nations by the Biden administration only invigorates and encourages me to do more,” said Teller. “Representation matters.” More from The Advocate.

🇺🇸 IN THE STATES

FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF DOMINIQUE JACKSON, ADVOCATES IN MISSISSIPPI CALL FOR LGBTQ HATE CRIMES PROTECTIONS: Jackson, a Black transgender woman, was shot to death in Jackson, Miss. on January 25. Her death is the fourth of at least five known violent deaths of a transgender or gender non-conforming person in 2021. (Please take care while reading) More from Metro Weekly.

CINCINNATI CITY COUNCIL ADDS GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION TO HATE CRIME ORDINANCE: More from Local12.

HRC ANNUAL STATE EQUALITY INDEX REVEALS THAT HALF OF U.S. STATES NEED TO ACHIEVE “BASIC EQUALITY” FOR LGBTQ PEOPLE: Nineteen states, plus the District of Columbia, achieved the highest rating, “working toward innovative equality,” demonstrating a broad range of protections to ensure equality for LGBTQ people. More from Metro Weekly.

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WELCOME TO CHECHNYA ON TWO SHORT LISTS FOR AN OSCAR FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY AND VISUAL EFFECTS: More from HRC, AP and Variety.

GQ MAGAZINE PRESENTS GQ MODERN LOVERS ISSUE STARRING MEGAN RAPINOE, SUE BIRD, CORDAE AND CIARA AND RUSSELL WILSON: More here.

ACTOR PEDRO PASCAL SHOWS SUPPORT FOR HIS SISTER LUX AFTER SHE COMES OUT AS A TRANS WOMAN: More from People.

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A.M. Equality