🗳 BIPARTISAN RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE LAW PASSES 267-157, WITH 47 REPUBLICAN VOTES: “The fact that this bill passed with strong bipartisan support, winning the votes of 47 Republicans, proves that marriage equality is supported by a broad swath of the American people and is going nowhere. We strongly urge the Senate to follow the lead of their colleagues in the House and vote to pass this bill,” said Acting President of the HRC, Joni Madison (@HRC_Presidentshe she). More HRCs.
- CORPORATE AMERICA CALLED TO SUPPORT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BILL: Jay Brown, HRC Senior Vice President for Programs, Research and Training (@ThisIsJayBrownhe she) urged “companies to do what is right for their LGBTQ+ employees and customers and to continue to show strong support for equality measures, including the Respect for Marriage Act and the equality”. More the washington post.
HRC REMEMBERS THE LIFE OF MARTASIA RICHMOND, WHO WAS ‘HUGELY’ LOVED BY FRIENDS: “At 30, she should have decades ahead of her to spend with those she loves. Her death was not only unjust, but part of an alarming trend of anti-transgender violence in Chicago and this country at large” , said Tori Cooper, HRC’s Director of Community Engagement for the Transgender Justice Initiative (@MsToriCooper1she she). “More needs to be done to protect black transgender women and the entire transgender and gender nonconforming community.” More HRCs.
GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH AND CAN SAVE LIVES: US and international studies have found evidence supporting the life-saving power of gender-affirming care, especially for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth. More WIRED.
🐧 QUEER ANIMALS ARE EVERYWHERE. SCIENCE FINALLY TAKES: More The Washington Post.
SEX ED HAD TROUBLE BEFORE ROE V. WADE REVERSED. NOW THE CURRICULUM MATTERS EVEN MORE:
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🎧 LISTEN: QUEER CHILDREN’S BOOKS COVERED BY THE DON’T SAY GAY LAW: More the new yorker.
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HRC APPROVES JIM OBERGEFELL FOR OHIO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: More HRCs.
🎾 THE BEST RUSSIAN TENNIS PLAYER DARIA KASATKINA IS ANNOUNCED GAY: More CNN.
CHARLES BARKLEY EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR GAY AND TRANS PEOPLE IN VIRAL VIDEO: More Out.
📚 IS THIS THE GOLDEN AGE OF QUEER LITERATURE? :
🌍 GLOBAL EQUALITY
💼 CUÁLES SON LAS MEJORES EMPRESAS DONDE TRABAJAR PARA EL COLECTIVO LGBTQ+: EL RANKING: Los lugares de trabajo are important for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ personas. In this article, we have a list of HRC Equidad Chile of Chilean employers who work to improve LGBTQ+ inclusion. More IPROFESSIONAL.