#AM_Equality: September 2, 2020

by HRC Staff

My Vote is My Voice event tonight!; Chasten Buttigieg publishes memoir

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MY VOTE IS MY VOICE: The HRC Foundation and the National Trans Visibility March have teamed up to mobilize trans and non-binary advocates and allies to turn out voters ahead of November.

  • The ‘My Vote is My Voice’ initiative aims to arm the community with information and increase awareness of voting rights.
  • TONIGHT AT 7 PM EDT is the series’ second event featuring HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid), YouAreEssential.org Founder Ashlee Marie Preston (@AshleeMPreston), and a powerful panel of special guests.
    • Interested in attending? Register here.

RICHARD GRENELL JOINS ANTI-LGBTQ GROUP: “From ridiculously and errantly calling Trump the ‘most pro-gay president in history’ to now joining the anti-LGBTQ American Center for Law and Justice, it’s clear ‘Gaslight Grenell’ has absolutely no backbone and no regard for the rights of LGBTQ people,” said HRC President Alphonso David in a statement. More from HRC and LGBTQ Nation.

TOGETHER WITH NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HRC MAKES CLEAR THAT #HOUSINGSAVESLIVES: More from HRC.

PARTNER OF GAY CUBAN MAN IN ICE CUSTODY PLEADS FOR HIS RELEASE: “By continuing to detain Dainier, ICE is putting his life at serious risk. Dainier is eligible for parole, so ICE’s actions are cruel and irrational, both towards Dainier and his partner, who is heartbroken over Dainier’s situation,” said Immigration Equality Legal Assistant Liza Doubossarskaia. More from the Washington Blade.

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IN NEW MEMOIR, CHASTEN BUTTIGIEG SHARES HIS SIDE OF THE STORY: More from Alphonso David and The Advocate.

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