#AM_Equality: April 21, 2022 – Human Rights Campaign

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NEW STUDY REVEALS YOUNG LGBTQ+ AAPI FACE INCREASED RISK FOR MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES: A new study by The Trevor Project has found that young LGBTQ+ AAPI youth are at increased risk for serious mental health issues. The study also found that 41% of Asian American and Pacific Islander LGBTQ+ youth have not disclosed their sexual orientation to at least one parent, compared to 29% of LGBTQ+ youth overall. BNC News and them.

🎧 THE DAILY PODCAST SHARES THE STORY OF A FAMILY SEARCHING FOR GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE IN TEXAS: More than the New York Times.

WHITE HOUSE JEN PSAKI EMOTIONALLY CONDEMNS DANGEROUS ANTI-LGBTQ+ LAWS: More than PinkNews.

📍 IN THE STATES

LOUISIANA SENATE PASSES DISCRIMINATORY BAN ON ANTI-TRANSGENDER SPORTS: “Louisiana Senate Bill 44 is an attack on transgender children, many of whom are already struggling with discrimination. After a failed attempt to pass a similar bill last year, some Louisiana politicians continue to promote an anti-transgender agenda that doesn’t solve any real problems but actually hurts,” said HRC Legislative Director and Senior Counsel Cathryn Oakley (@CthrynOklyshe she). “This bill will further isolate and marginalize transgender children, but it will not help women’s sports. We call on the Louisiana House of Representatives to stop this bill from advancing any further. More HRCs.

TEXAS CHILD PROTECTION WORKERS STOP ON GOVERNOR’S TRANSGENDER DIRECTIVE: More than BNC News.

📺 GET CULTURED

🩰 NON-BINARY BALLET DANCERS EXCELLENT WHILE CHALLENGING THE STRICT GENDER ROLES OF BALLET: “There’s a whole book of ways that ballet still needs to develop,” said non-binary ballet dancer Maxfield Haynes. “But when it comes to genre, it feels like we’ve started writing a new phrase.” More than The New York Times.

GREEN ARROW’S SON CONNOR HAWKE IS OFFICIALLY ASEXUAL IN ‘DC PRIDE 2022’: More than them.

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