#AM_Equality Tipsheet: March 10, 2020

by HRC Staff

Zaya Wade & her parents coordinate outfits in genderqueer pride colors; New HRC vid features doctors against anti-trans bills

HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID (@ALPHONSODAVID) AND FATHER MARTINI SHAW ON BRINGING LGBTQ BLACK PEOPLE OF FAITH OUT OF THE SHADOWS: “As Black people of faith, we have seen and experienced that sometimes, LGBTQ people are searching for a God that they have been told does not love them back,” write David and Father Shaw. “But we, and our community, know that in reality, God is love, God is acceptance and God is inclusion. If we are going to spread that message of radical love, and continue to win hearts and minds to advance LGBTQ equality, we must bring the struggles of Black LGBTQ people of faith out of the shadows and into the light.” Read more from The Grio.

HRC ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR 25TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE DINNER: TV and radio host Cody Alan (@CodyAlan) and Vanderbilt University Women’s Basketball head coach Stephanie White (@StephanieWhite) will both be honored with the HRC Visibility Awards at the 25th annual HRC Nashville Dinner on March 14 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. More from HRC. 

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TUESDAY TWEET -- ZAYA WADE AND HER PARENTS COORDINATE OUTFITS IN GENDERQUEER PRIDE COLORS FOR TRUTH AWARDS: More from Essence.

HRC PRESIDENT ALPHONSO DAVID NAMED TO CITY & STATE NEW YORK’S LAW POWER 100 LIST: More from City & State New York.

IN THE STATES 

NEW HRC VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS DOCTORS WHO SUPPORT TRANSGENDER AND NON-BINARY YOUTH: In states like Tennessee, doctors are being targeted by anti-equality lawmakers for providing necessary medical care to youth. Watch here.

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CAST OF POSE SHARE PHOTOS FROM FIRST DAY ON SET OF SEASON 3: More from NewNowNext.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Back at it again wit the gang! @poseonfx #SEASON3

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HRC MOURNS OPENLY GAY TONY AWARD WINNING PLAYWRIGHT MART CROWLEY: More from PinkNews.

IDITAROD DOG SLEDDING COMPETITION TO FEATURE FIRST OPENLY  TRANSGENDER COMPETITOR: Read more about Quince Mountain from NBC.

IN UPCOMING SUPERGIRL EPISODE, GOOD WILL TRIUMPH OVER TRANSPHOBIC VILLAINRY: One of the heroes of the CW show is Dreamer, a trans superhero played by trans actress Nicole Maines (@NicoleAMaines). More from Pink News

GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

IN HISTORIC CASE, KILLING OF TRANS WOMAN IN EL SALVADOR TRIED AS HATE CRIME: Camila Díaz Córdova died in February 2019, and her case could be the first homicide conviction classified as a hate crime. More from Foreign Policy.

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Boston Globe interviews the executive director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute about the state’s first LGBTQ health clinic; The Guardian reports openly pansexual MP Layla Moran to run for her party’s leadership 

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