Abby Stein was born and raised within a Chasidic family of rabbinic descent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, and recently came out as a woman of trans experience. Her goal now is to raise awareness to people going through a similar experience.
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Following today's earlier rally against discriminatory law HB 2, Reverend William Barber II and Moral Monday protesters held a second rally in North Carolina to speak out against HB 2.
Join a day of action to #RepealHB2 in North Carolina on Monday
GLAAD was on the ground with North Carolina's NAACP, Equality North Carolina and HRC for a rally protesting HB2 and calling for repeal
While LGBT opponents try to sneak anti-trans bill S1203 through the Senate General Subcommittee without a public vote, South Carolina businesses are standing up against LGBT discrimination
In her letter, Belinda tells Gov. Bryant, "As the very proud mother of a gay child I can't imagine anything less Christian than using the law as a weapon against others," names LGBT Mississippians who are impacted by the law, and calls on the elected official to repeal HB 1523.
While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.
Summer Luk, GLAAD's Transgender Media intern, recently released a lyric video to her original song “I Am A Girl.”
While Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued an executive order banning discrimination against LGBT people who work for state government, two bills, SB 288 and HB 597, continue to progress in legislation.