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Equality Magazine: Winter 2021

A New Day for Equality

It is a new day in America. After an inspiring election, the White House and Congress are pro-equality and we are closer than ever before to achieving full equality under the law. But we can’t slow down as we cross the finish line, we must take action to realize our dreams and dismantle the systems of oppression. It is time to demand equality.

Read the Winter 2021 issue

The Latest Updates

April 27, 2020 | Madeleine Roberts

Using Poetry as a Force for Social Change

Nicole Cozier, leader of HRC's Diversity Equity and Inclusion team, shares how poetry helped her explore her identity as a queer Black woman and how it is at the core…

February 25, 2020 | Guest contributor

Growing Up Black and Queer

As Black History Month comes to a close, playwright Jeremy O'Harris reflects on his own history.

February 13, 2020 | Madeleine Roberts

HRC Releases Coming Out Resource for Black LGBTQ People

This resource details the unique experiences of Black people when considering coming out, including grappling with faith traditions and teachings that may condemn or reject LGBTQ identities.

January 24, 2020 | HRC Staff

Broadway To Books

Award-winning Broadway, TV and film producer Richie Jackson talks with HRC Foundation Board Co-Chair Jodie Patterson in a Q&A about his new book.