#AM_Equality: New data shows LGBTQ Latinx people hit hard from COVID-19 economic fallout; HRC PAC launches $2 million GOTV program across 12 states
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In partnership with PSB Insights, HRC releases new data showing Latinx LGBTQ people suffer disproportionate impact from the COVID-19 fallout.
HRC EQUALITY VOTES PAC LAUNCHES $2 MILLION GOTV PROGRAM ACROSS 12 STATES: The digital ad campaign, comprised of new video and streaming radio ads, focuses on educating voters on early voting, mobilizing them to turn out to vote by November 3rd, and holding Trump, Pence and their endorsed candidates accountable for their extreme anti-LGBTQ positions and botched handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Equality Voters have the power to make the racist, sexist, anti-LGBTQ Trump-Pence ticket a pair of one-term losers,” said HRC Deputy Campaign Director Jonathan Shields (@jonpshields). “We know we must vote like our lives depend on it, because for so many LGBTQ people and those living with the most dire impacts of this pandemic -- that’s true.” More from HRC and Washington Blade.
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HOUSE PASSES RESOLUTION TO CONDEMN ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT RELATED TO COVID-19: More here.
SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS SHARE SPJ RACE AND GENDER HOTLINE TO SUPPORT INCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF LGBTQ PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES OF COLOR: Check out the hotline here.
SEX EDUCATION NEEDS TO BE MORE LGBTQ INCLUSIVE: Inclusive sex education has the opportunity to give many LGBTQ youth a formal and safe space to navigate their own sexuality through the lens of a diverse range of identities. Read the full op-ed in The Daily Iowan.
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