HRC announces “Artists for Equality” auction to help elect pro-equality candidates; High stakes for LGBTQ families this Nov. election
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HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES “ARTISTS FOR EQUALITY” AUCTION TO HELP ELECT PRO-EQUALITY CANDIDATES: The event will be co-hosted by HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid), Sanford Biggers (@sanfordbiggers), Jodie Patterson (@jodie_GeorgiaNY), Amy Sherald and Lorna Simpson.
.@HRC SuperPAC launched #ArtistsForEquality, an online art auction fundraiser held September 16-30. Every dollar raised will directly support our fundraising effort to mobilize voters & elect pro-equality candidates up & down the ballot this election.https://t.co/6kROTPWzKp— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) September 17, 2020
HRC REPORTS EXAMINE POLICIES OF HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, LOOK AT IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON LGBTQ PEOPLE: More from the Washington Blade.
THURSDAY FEATURE -- HRC YOUTH AMBASSADOR GIA PARR SHARES HOW EDUCATORS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LGBTQ STUDENTS’ LIVES: “It’s important for teachers to know that there are so many resources and organizations out there to help them when they’re getting started -- they’re not alone,” said Parr. More from HRC.
JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN (@JennyBoylan) PENS POWERFUL OP-ED ON WHAT’S AT STAKE IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION: “The struggle for families like mine is far from over,” writes Boylan. “But if we sit out this fight, it most definitely can still be lost.” More in The New York Times.
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