#AM_Equality: November 02, 2020

by HRC Staff

AM_Equality: HRC releases a new video ahead of tomorrow’s election; Voting in person DO’s and DON'Ts

MUST WATCH MONDAY -- HOPE IS ON THE BALLOT: With only one day until election day, a new video from HRC makes clear how this election is our chance to turn the page and begin a new chapter. We must unite for Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and pro-equality candidates. More from HRC.

VOTING DO’S AND DON’T’S: If you're planning on voting in person this year, here are some best practices to be aware of. More from HRC.

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE QUEER IN TRUMP’S AMERICA: “We are living in a state of fear and oppression,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). “And it has real world implications for how people live today.” More from Rolling Stone.

HRC MARKS BEGINNING OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: As Native Americans reclaim their cultural and religious traditions lost to colonization and westward expansion, we must elevate the voices and stories of LGBTQ and Two-Spirit people. More from HRC.

HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE’S CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER MICHAEL LOPEZ ON NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH: “There is a misconception that people with disabilities need to be fixed. And, that’s not the case,” said Lopez. “That leads to a reluctance of people not coming out. Let’s also be frank, there’s still a degree of stigma around people with disabilities in society. The fear of retaliation is real. So, all of that culminates and presents challenges to people coming out.” More from HRC.

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT IS NOW OPEN: More from HRC.

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

LGBTQ ATHLETES SHARE STORIES OF INCLUSION FOR NCAA’S MY STORY MATTERS CAMPAIGN: More from OutSports.

LGBTQ STAR AND SINGER RICKY MARTIN (@ricky_martin) SAYS IT’S SAD TO SEE LATINX PEOPLE SUPPORTING TRUMP: More from Metro Weekly.

🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

NEW DOCUMENTARY QUEER JAPAN EXPLORES LGBTQ CULTURE IN JAPAN: More from The Advocate.

TAIWAN’S NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST CANCELLED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 20 YEARS OVER THE PRESIDENT’S SUPPORT OF THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY: More from Focus Taiwan.

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