#AM_Equality: March 24, 2021

by HRC Staff

HRC recognizes Equal Pay Day; Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

PANTENE FEATURES TWO MOMS AND TRANS DAUGHTER IN HEARTWARMING AD: In a new ad, Pantene made a statement in support of LGBTQ youth. Pantene shared in a tweet: “Hair is a large part of our identity. And for LGBTQ+ youth like Sawyer, who choose to express themselves, their style & their creativity through their hair style, it can help them feel seen.” More from Out and HRC.

🕔 HRC RECOGNIZES EQUAL PAY DAY 2021: More from HRC.

BISEXUAL+ ERASURE: WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT IS A THREAT TO HEALTH: Even as the number of people who identify as bisexual+ has increased, bisexuality continues to be ignored and erased. This erasure can drive inequities, including in health outcomes. More from Health.com and HRC.

HRC HONORS 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: More from HRC.

IN THE STATES

TEXAS COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF PROTECTIONS FOR LGBTQ EMPLOYEES: On March 10th, the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas ruled that the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act includes protections for employees on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. More from KERA News and HRC.

📺 GET CULTURED -- entertainment, arts and sports news!

HALSEY CLARIFIES SHE/THEY PRONOUNS ON INSTAGRAM: On Monday, singer Halsey (@halsey) changed their pronouns to she/they and posted an update in an Instagram story. “For those asking RE: my updated IG bio, I am happy with either pronouns :),” Halsey wrote. “The inclusion of ‘they,’ in addition to ‘she'’, feels most authentic to me.” More from People.

TWO-SPIRIT ICON RAYCEEN PENDARVIS CONTINUES TO CONNECT AND INSPIRE GENERATIONS: More from WJLA 7 News.

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