ICYMI -- HRC celebrates over 120 LGBT-inclusive employers in Mexico; Join HRC for an “L Word: Generation Q” watch party near you!
Tonight we celebrate the more than 120 employers who have earned top ratings in the 2020 HRC Equidad MX report. These scores reflect their commitment to LGBTQ equality and adoption of essential LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices in their workplaces. pic.twitter.com/U1Y5YCgh1g— Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid) December 6, 2019
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.
Happy birthday to the bisexual pride flag!— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) December 5, 2019
For the past 21 years, the bisexual pride flag has been a symbol of bisexual pride and visibility around the world. ������
Read more about how you can support the bi+ community at https://t.co/sdGcmTGvFo. pic.twitter.com/KIRMr0lsMb
HRC JOINS COALITION PARTNERS TO URGE SUPPORT FOR THE VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT: Learn more here.
This week the House is expected to vote on the Voting Rights Advancement Act — critically important civil rights legislation that would ensure fair access to the ballot for all Americans is protected.@HRC joins @CivilRightsOrg and partners to urge Congress to #RestoreTheVote. https://t.co/AnhWFVWi2O— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) December 5, 2019
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.
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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