#AM_Equality September 29, 2020

by HRC staff

#AM_Equality: TheBody interviews HRC plaintiffs Cecilia Gentili & Tanya Asapana-Johnson Walker; HRC President Alphonso David on Trump’s taxes.

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HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID IN CONVERSATION WITH HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL FACULTY ON THURSDAY: David (@alphonsodavid) will join Professor Timothy Patrick McCarthy (@DrTPM), Lecturer on Education and Public Policy, and Core Faculty, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy to discuss pressing matters to the LGBTQ community and celebrate LGBTQ History Month. More here.

THEBODY INTERVIEWS CECILIA GENTILI (@CeciliaGentili) & TANYA ASAPANA-JOHNSON WALKER (@Tanyaasapansa63) ON THEIR FIGHT TO PROTECT THE ACA & LGBTQ EQUALITY: Walker and Gentili are two storied advocates for the LGBTQ community, and now they are helping defend LGBTQ people’s access to care as plaintiffs in HRC’s lawsuit. More from TheBody.

TUESDAY TWEET -- HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID ON TRUMP’S TAXES: More from HRC.

HRC SUPPORTS BLACK-OWNED LGBTQ BARS WITH “QUEER TO STAY” PROGRAM: Earlier in September, Alibi Lounge was one of 10 recipients of “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative,” a program to support businesses that serve the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on LGBTQ people of color, women and the transgender community. More from NBC News.

HRC JOINS NEW INITIATIVE FROM THE TYLER CLEMENTI FOUNDATION: The initiative from the Tyler Clementi Foundation aims to educate the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) on the harm that many of their churches are currently causing LGBTQ youth. The campaign includes letters from Jane Clementi and from HRC President Alphonso David and HRC Foundation Religion & Faith Director Michael Vazquez. More from Today.

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🌏 GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

ENGLISH GOVERNMENT ISSUES RESTRICTIVE GUIDANCE ON DISCUSSING GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION IN SCHOOLS: More from The Guardian.

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