As people from around the world come together on December 1 to commemorate World AIDS Day, the National AIDS Memorial will bring together more than 1,600 supporters, friends and loved ones for two-days of events to pay tribute to the lives lost, inspire remembrance, healing and convey an important message of hope for the future.
America’s origin of hate crimes can be traced with the treatment of Native Americans and how America celebrates Thanksgiving. For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not a cause of celebration, but rather a National Day of Mourning.
Some of our movement’s earliest pioneers like José Julio Sarria, the first openly LGBTQ person to run for public office in the US, and Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office, served in our country’s military before ever leading our community.
Trump’s administration is trying to define transgender Americans out of existence.
Trump wants his administration to remove the word “gender” from UN human rights document. And, he wants “gender” to be defined solely on the basis of male and female genitalia. Trump administration is going about this both unabashedly and unapologetically.
"The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services."
Earlier this week, an internal HHS memo leaked to the NY Times states:
Students from middle school through college have the unique opportunity to creativity use digital media to help document the often-untold stories of the LGBTQ+ community and their history, culture and contributions.