#AM_Equality: May 23, 2022 – Human Rights Campaign


A GENERATION OF LGBTQ+ ADVOCATES HOPE THE CLOCK DON’T TURN BACK: Advocates who have witnessed advances in LGBTQ+ equality and acceptance over the past four decades share their concerns about the recent increase in legislative attacks on the LGBTQ+ community. Many fear that young people of this generation face even more challenges as anti-LGBTQ+ lawmakers continue to target LGBTQ+ youth and threaten the freedoms these activists have fought to protect. More than the washington post.

WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THE LONG AND DARK HISTORY OF THE ANTI-LGBTQ+ MOVEMENT: Alejandra Caraballo, specialist in the history of LGBTQ+ legislation, discusses the dark history of the anti-LGBTQ+ movement and its connection to the multitude of legislative attacks on trans youth across the country. Caraballo also offers advice for parents of trans children – recommending that parents create long-term plans to protect their trans children. More than Paternal.

COMMENT: NO LONGER MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER: More than the New York Times.

📍 IN THE STATES

THIS FLORIDA TEACHER MARRIED A WOMAN. NOW SHE IS NO LONGER A TEACHER: Nicolette Solomon, who quit her job as a fourth-grade teacher in Miami-Dade County, Florida, after the shattering passage of the ‘Don’t Say Gay or Trans’ bill, explains her experiences and motivations for quitting his job. Solomon talks about the fears she had surrounding the “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” law and the backlash it will have on LGBTQ+ educators. More than the washington post.

THE LEGISLATURE IS ABOUT TO EDIT THE BAN ON TRANSGENDER ATHLETES IN INDIANA: More than Indiana Business Journal.

A DOCTOR AT THE HEART OF THE FIGHT FOR TRANS YOUTH CARE SAYS SHE IS RACING TIME: More than Dallas Morning News.

📺 GET CULTURED

HAYLEY KIYOKO IS THE FIRST LESBIAN BACHELORETTE IN “FOR THE GIRLS” MUSIC VIDEO WITH BECCA TILLEY: More than People.

“HEARTSTOPPER” RENEWED FOR TWO ADDITIONAL SEASONS ON NETFLIX: More than Variety.

WATCH THE TRAILER FOR NEW TRANS CARTOON SERIES DEAD END: PARANORMAL PARK: More than Outside.

THESE BRIGHT PORTRAITS OF QUEERNESS ARE ALSO ABOUT THE UNIVERSALITY OF LIFE: More than the washington post.

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