#AM_Equality: March 31, 2021

by HRC Staff

#AM_Equality: HRC celebrates Trans Day of Visibility 2021; Join HRC tonight for ‘Fierce, Fabulous and Fighting for our Lives’

HRC HONORS INTERNATIONAL TRANSGENDER DAY OF VISIBILITY 2021: “In the face of seemingly relentless attacks, transgender and non-binary people are more visible than ever before. We are proud to recognize International Transgender Day of Visibility and the determination it takes for transgender and non-binary people to be living openly and authentically today. Transgender people are our friends and family, our neighbors and our colleagues -- and, like all of us, simply want to live their lives every day as who they are,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). More from HRC.

TONIGHT -- JOIN HRC FOR VIRTUAL EVENT “FIERCE, FABULOUS AND FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES”: This virtual event celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility will feature Josie Totah (she/her) (@josietotah); Kate Sosin (they/them) (@shoeleatherkate); Nico Craig (he/they) (@urpalnico); Ve'ondre Mitchell (she/her) (@veondremitchell); Schuyler Bailar (he/him) (@sb_pinkmantaray); Lala Shanks (she/he/they) (@autieshawtie). More from HRC.

  • For more on this event and additional Trans Day of Visibility events around the D.C. area and beyond, check out this article from Metro Weekly.

AFTER TRANSITIONING DURING THE PANDEMIC, MANY BRACE FOR A RETURN TO NORMAL: “Both in person and virtually, it has felt surreal to socialize with others now that I am addressed the way I’ve wanted to be seen,” said HRC Youth Ambassador Nico Craig. Read more from USA Today.

BLACK RELIGIOUS LEADERS, STAND WITH OUR LGBTQ FAMILY: In an op-ed, advocate Cornel West (@CornelWest) and Frederick A. Davie shared, “Ours is the legacy of that long journey toward liberation, and we have a duty to hold hands with our LGBTQ siblings in their struggle for equality, as we hold hands with God pressing forward toward the promise of freedom. It is our obligation to resist attempts to further dehumanize and disinherit our LGBTQ siblings from this promise.” More from Religion News Service.

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW TO MAKE YOUR FEMINISM TRANS-INCLUSIVE: On the final day of Women’s History Month, it is important to reflect on the importance of inclusive feminism. More from HRC.



ICYMI -- RALLY TO STOP ANTI-TRANS LEGISLATION IN ALABAMA: Alabama legislators are on the verge of passing a bill that would make it a felony to provide life-saving health care to trans youth. More from HRC.


💖💛💙 DEMI LOVATO COMES OUT AS PANSEXUAL: In an interview with Joe Rogan, Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) came out as pansexual and shared, “I’m part of the alphabet mafia and proud.” More from Billboard.

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