#AM_Equality: March 26, 2021

by HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: HRC launches ad buy targeting Gov. Hutchinson after he signs anti-trans sports bill; Today marks #StopAsianHate National Day of Action

HRC PURCHASES AD TARGETING ARKANSAS GOV. ASA HUTCHINSON DURING MARCH MADNESS AFTER HE SIGNS ANTI-TRANS SPORTS BILL: “Governor Hutchinson’s eagerness to sign this discriminatory legislation is an affront not just to the transgender kids it is bound to hurt but to all Arkansans who will be impacted by its consequences,” said HRC President Alphonso David. More from Politico and HRC.

TODAY -- #STOPASIANHATE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AND HEALING: After a year of increased violence fueled by racism and xenophobia against the Asian-American community, it is time for us to come together as a country and stop anti-Asian hate. Today, the Virtual Day of Action is an opportunity to rally together, join in solidarity and demand change. More from Asian American Day of Action and HRC.

THREE-QUARTERS OF AMERICANS SUPPORT LGBTQ NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS: A new report from PRRI has found that, despite a time of hyper-partisanship, a majority of Americans support LGBTQ rights. More from NBC News.

TODAY -- JOIN HRC FOR A DISCUSSION ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF SUPPORTING LGBTQ CATHOLIC YOUTH: More from HRC.

WHAT ABOUT THE MURDERED WOMEN OF COLOR WHOSE STORIES GO UNTOLD?: While media coverage on the kidnapping and murder of a white woman in London dominated headlines earlier this month, many are questioning the lack of a response when it comes to the killings of women of color around the world. More from The Lily.

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THE MASSIVE REPUBLICAN PUSH TO BAN TRANS ATHLETES, EXPLAINED: More from Vox.

DWYANE WADE OPENS UP ABOUT ACCEPTING TRANS CHILD, ZAYA: In an interview, basketball star Dwyane Wade (@DwyaneWade) shared “my child has the right and ability to be whoever they want to be in this life and I’m going to make sure of it.” More from Out.

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