#AM_Equality Tipsheet: December 6, 2019

by HRC Staff

ICYMI -- HRC celebrates over 120 LGBT-inclusive employers in Mexico; Join HRC for an “L Word: Generation Q” watch party near you!

IN MEXICO CITY -- HRC CELEBRATES THE MORE THAN 120 EMPLOYERS IN MEXICO FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO LGBT WORKPLACE INCLUSION: More from Latin Post, Mundo Ejecutivo, Infomercado and Reforma

11TH CIRCUIT COURT IN FLORIDA HEARS CASE ON JACKSONVILLE SCHOOL’S BATHROOM POLICY: The case was brought on behalf of transgender student Drew Adams. “All I ever wanted from my school was to be treated like any other boy, and to have the same opportunity to thrive and learn as my peers,” said Adams (@drewcaofficial). More from Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Lambda Legal.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ANNOUNCES NEW “READY, SET PrEP” PROGRAM: By increasing awareness and access to PrEP and HIV preventive medication, we can end the epidemic facing thousands of Americans, especially LGBTQ people and people of color, who are at risk for HIV. Read more from the Washington Blade and HRC

FEEL-GOOD FRIDAY -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE BISEXUAL PRIDE FLAG!: The first bi pride flag was unveiled on December 5, 1998, and for the past 21 years, it has been a symbol of bi+ pride and visibility around the world. Learn more from HRC

HRC JOINS COALITION PARTNERS TO URGE SUPPORT FOR THE VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT: Learn more here

HORRIBLE -- SUSPECT YELLING ANTI-LGBTQ SLURS USES HAMMER TO ATTACK MAN ON NYC SUBWAY PLATFORM: More from NBC 4

MASSACHUSETTS MAN WHO ATTACKED ANOTHER MAN AND CALLED HIM ANTI-LGBTQ SLURS HAS BEEN ARRESTED: More from the Associated Press

ARIZONA COURT OF APPEALS RULES THAT JUDGE WAS WRONG TO DENY TRANSGENDER MAN’S NAME CHANGE: More from Phoenix New Times.

GET CULTURED - Entertainment, arts and sports news!

JOIN HRC AND SHOWTIME AT AN “L WORD: GENERATION Q” WATCH PARTY SUNDAY NIGHT: Check out the trailer and RSVP to an event near you! More from HRC.

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GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

JACOB EDWARD (@ItsJacobEdward) TO BECOME THE FIRST NON-BINARY PERSON TO HOST THEIR OWN SHOW ON BBC RADIO 1: Read more from Forbes

TRANS PEOPLE AND ALLIES IN INDIA START POSTCARD CAMPAIGN TO CONTINUE PROTEST OF A BILL ADVOCATES SAY IS HARMFUL TO THE TRANS COMMUNITY: More from The News Minute.

READING RAINBOW - Bookmark now to read on your lunch break!

Popsugar reviews 15 great reads from transgender and non-binary authors; New York Magazine talks to actress and HRC supporter Yeardley Smith (@YeardleySmith); Purposely Awakened interviews J. Maurice McCants-Pearsall (@McCantsPearsall), director of HRC Foundation’s HIV and Health Equity program, about HRC’s Elevate Fellowship Program

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