#AM_Equality: January 10th, 2022

by HRC Staff

Ivy League and Penn support Lia Thomas; at least 7 states propose anti-trans bills in the first week of 2022

IVY LEAGUE AND PENN ISSUE STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT FOR LIA THOMAS: Last week, the Ivy League and the University of Pennsylvania issued statements Thursday supporting swimmer Lia Thomas. The statement from the Ivy League reads in part, “The Ivy League reaffirms its unwavering commitment to providing an inclusive environment for all student-athletes while condemning transphobia and discrimination in any form.” More from Outsports.

LGBTQ+ ELDERS ARE LONELY, BUT LGBTQ+ ORGANIZATIONS ARE HERE TO HELP: With a population projection of 30 million by the year 2030, organizations like SAGE (@sageusa) and Stonewall (@Stonewall_CDC) are working to address the needs of LGBTQ+ elders. More from USA Today.

📍 IN THE STATES

THIS QUEER OAKLAND CAFE WORKS TO FIGHT ANTI-IMMIGRANT SENTIMENT: More from Oaklandside.

📺 GET CULTURED

OUT SPEEDSKATER IREEN WÜST HEADS TO HER FIFTH OLYMPICS: Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst is the most decorated Olympic speed skater in history. Wüst is hoping to add to her 11 medals. More from Outsports.

UNA NUEVA LÍNEA DE ROPA NO BINARIA, REPRESENTA LA ASOCIACIÓN ENTRE UN DISEÑADOR MEXICANO Y UNA ESTADOUNIDENSE: Más de San Diego Union Tribune.

🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY

UNHCR HIGHLIGHTS WORK WITH LGBTQ+ ASYLUM SEEKERS IN CENTRAL AMERICA: More from Washington Blade.

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