#AM_Equality: March 15, 2021

by HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: 2021 becomes record year for anti-trans legislation; Happy Birthday RBG!

2021 BECOMES RECORD YEAR FOR ANTI-TRANSGENDER LEGISLATION: Legislation filed this week mark the 80th, 81st, and 82nd anti-transgender bill introduced in the 2021 state legislative session, surpassing the 2020 total of 79 and marking the highest number of anti-transgender bills in history. “In a year that has taken a toll on each and every one of us, it is shocking that anti-equality extremists in state legislatures across this country have dedicated an unprecedented amount of time and energy to attacking the LGBTQ community and particularly LGBTQ youth," said HRC President Alphonso David. More from HRC.

SOUTH DAKOTA GOV. KRISTI NOEM SIGNS RELIGIOUS REFUSAL BILL, CREATING FIRST MAJOR RFRA LAW IN SIX YEARS: Said HRC President Alphonso David: “Governor Kristi Noem is taking on the mantle then-Governor Pence assumed as the face of LGBTQ discrimination by signing the first so-called 'Religious Freedom Restoration Act' in six years. While she may see discrimination as a path to the national far right spotlight, she should understand the damage she is doing to the state of South Dakota and LGBTQ people who are simply looking to live their lives free of fear and exclusion.” More from HRC.

ONE YEAR LATER, BREONNA TAYLOR & HER FAMILY ARE STILL WITHOUT JUSTICE: More from HRC.

COVID-19 WORSENING SOCIAL ISOLATION FOR LGBTQ SENIORS: More from The Daily Tribune.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RBG: More from HRC.

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CONGRATS TO LAST NIGHT’S GRAMMY WINNERS!: More from HRC.

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