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Today, HRC recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day. We know that LGBTQ people commonly face higher rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts -- not because of who they are, but because of the discrimination and harassment they receive from society.
HRC ON WOODWARD’S REVELATION TRUMP DELIBERATELY MISREPRESENTED THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid), “COVID-19 is responsible for the deaths of more than 190,000 individuals in the United States, forever changing their lives, their families, their communities, and our nation. Trump is proving time and time again that he is unfit to lead this nation through the greatest set of challenges in modern history.”
HRC MOURNS THE PASSING OF REVEREND GIL CALDWELL: The Rev. Gil Caldwell was an outspoken civil rights activist who advocated for LGBTQ rights in the United Methodist Church. More from Religion News Service.
HORRIBLE -- PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE PARDONS U.S. MARINE CONVICTED OF KILLING JENNIFER LAUDE, A TRANSGENDER WOMAN, IN 2015: More from CBS News.
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AN LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE SENIOR HOUSING COMMUNITY IS BEING PLANNED FOR OAKLAND, PA.: More from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
ANCHORAGE HAS BECOME THE FIRST CITY IN ALASKA TO PASS AN ORDINANCE PROTECTING LGBTQ YOUTH FROM SO-CALLED “CONVERSION THERAPY”: More from LGBTQ Nation.
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NIECY NASH (@NiecyNash) OPENS UP ABOUT HER MARRIAGE TO JESSICA BETTS (@JessicaBetts): “I don’t feel like my marriage is my coming out of anywhere, but rather a going into myself and being honest about who I love,” said Nash. “And I’m not limiting myself on what that love is supposed to look like.” More from People.
Have you taken our #AM_Equality Survey yet? If not, we’d love to hear from you! Link here to our (very) brief survey.