#AM_Equality: New FBI report shows crimes against transgender people rose in 2019; HRC hosted an IG live with DE State Senator-elect Sarah McBride
NEW FBI REPORT SHOWS THAT ANTI-TRANSGENDER HATE CRIMES INCREASED BY 20% IN 2019: In 2019, there were 175 victims of anti-transgender bias and 52 victims of anti-gender-nonconforming bias reported. More from NBC.
ICYMI -- HRC HOSTED AN INSTAGRAM LIVE WITH DELAWARE STATE SENATOR-ELECT SARAH MCBRIDE TO DISCUSS TRANS RIGHTS AND REPRESENTATION: Watch the recap here.
HRC HOSTS SEVERAL EVENTS TO HONOR TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK THIS WEEK: Read more and see the full list of events from HRC. Press who are interested can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SARAH MCBRIDE HOPES HISTORIC 2020 VICTORY SENDS REASSURING MESSAGE TO LGBTQ YOUTH: “A healthy democracy includes a diverse government and we can’t craft solutions for a diverse community if the full diversity is not reflected at the table,” McBride told Reuters. More from HuffPost.
USA GYMNASTICS ADOPTS TRANSGENDER INCLUSIVE POLICY: “Inclusivity plays an important role in creating safe and welcoming environments for our community members, and this policy will help ensure athletes who identify as transgender or non-binary feel at home in our sport,” said USA Gymnastics CEO Li Li Leung in a statement. More from OutSports.
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MOVIES AND TV SHOWS TO WATCH DURING TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK: More from MSN.
QUEER SINGER AND ACTOR JANELLE MONÁE SAYS PEOPLE SHOULDN’T FEEL PRESSURE TO COME OUT BEFORE THEY’RE READY: More from PinkNews.
🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS
TRANSGENDER PEOPLE TO GAIN INHERITANCE RIGHTS IN BANDLADESH: On Sunday, Bangladesh’s law minister announced that transgender people will now be able to inherit estates by changing the language in their laws. More from TimesNowNews.
HISTORIC WINS FOR TRANSGENDER CANDIDATES IN BRAZIL VOTE: In the Brazillian state of Minas Gerais, transgender candidate Duda Salabert (@DudaSalabert) won the most votes of any candidate. Salabert will be the first transgender person elected to the city council. More from Deccan Herald.
SAME-SEX UNIONS INCREASINGLY RECOGNIZED AT LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEVEL IN JAPAN: More from Nippon.