by HRC Staff •
#AM_Equality: ICYMI: Kelley Robinson announced as the new President of HRC; HRC & Drag Queen Story Hour mark Banned Books Week
ICYMI: KELLEY ROBINSON ANNOUNCED AS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF HRC: A powerful leader in the fight for equality, Kelley Robinson will be serving as the Human Rights Campaign’s new president starting November 28, 2022. Kelley previously served as the Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and has a long history of advocacy and political organizing. Kelley received many congratulations from other activists and allies in the movement, including Senator Tammy Baldwin, Mini Timmaraju, George Takei, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Vice President Kamala Harris. More from HRC.
HRC & DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR MARK BANNED BOOKS WEEK: In honor of Banned Books Week, the Human Rights Campaign is partnering with Drag Queen Story Hour to provide families everywhere with an opportunity to celebrate LGBTQ+ stories and spread a message of inclusivity and acceptance for all. We’re sharing a list of LGBTQ+ themed books below that have been challenged or banned in states across the country. And today at 12:00 p.m. EDT, we have a live story hour from drag artists from coast to coast. More from HRC.
It’s time to remind folks that reading is what? Fundamental! 📚— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) September 19, 2022
This Banned Books Week, we're joining @DQSHtweets to celebrate LGBTQ+ stories nationwide and fight back against attempts to silence our community. Be sure to tune in for our national story hour this week! pic.twitter.com/l0zQux4MJZ
📍 IN THE STATES
NEW SCHOOL POLICIES IN FLORIDA OSTRACIZE LGBTQ+ STUDENTS: More from PBS News Hour.
OPINION: YOUNGKIN’S VIRGINIA EXPANDS UNEQUAL TREATMENT: More from the Washington Post.
PA. HOUSE BILL FOR ‘PARENTAL RIGHTS’ SEEKS BAN ON CLASS INSTRUCTION ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: More from the Meadville Tribune.
AMID MOUNTING PUSHBACK, ILLINOIS DRAG QUEENS PUSH FORWARD: More from the Chicago Tribune.
GOV. NEWSOM SIGNS LAW TO HELP LGBTQ+ MILITARY VETERANS REGAIN BENEFITS: More from CBS News.
HRC SLAMS MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE FOR ANTI-LGBTQ+ RESOLUTION: More from HRC.
📺 GET CULTURED
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN EXPLORES BLACK TRANS JOY: More from GAYTIMES.
‘BROS’ STARS SAY IT'S TIME FOR STRAIGHT PEOPLE TO ENJOY A GAY ROM-COM: More from NBC News.
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