News briefs from across the globe for 06.26.20.
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Those words, written over 30 years ago by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, remind us that indifference can never bridge the divide of hate. And, today, they should serve as a call to action to all of us, and to the Movement for LGBTQ equality.
The Center for Cultural Power, formerly CultureStrike, in partnership with 5050by2020 announced the launch of The Disruptors Fellowship — a five-month program that will be awarded to 10 artists of color who identify as transgender and/or non-binary, disabled, undocumented and/or formerly undocumented immigrants.
GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis “followed up with a statement saying, ‘The Hallmark Channel’s decision to correct its mistake sends an important message to LGBTQ people and represents a major loss for fringe organizations, like One Million Moms, whose sole purpose is to hurt families like mine.’