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Human Rights Campaign – QNotes

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Melissa Etheridge

Singer/Songwriter, Activist, Environmentalist

Melissa Etheridge is on top of the world. Her highly anticipated album, “The Medicine Show” dropped on April 12, she is on tour and her namesake cruise took off on March 31, on board with dozens of renowned musicians.

Airline makes history

United Airlines Becomes First U.S. Airline to Offer Non-Binary Gender Booking Options

Great news for gay travelers who don’t fit into one of society’s predetermined boxes: United Airlines says it’s now the first airline in the United States to offer non-binary gender options throughout its booking channels.

N.C. companies scored in HRC index

Beyond the Carolinas

America’s leading companies and law firms are meeting strengthened criteria to meet the evolving needs of the LGBTQ community around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

LGBTQ+ Youth

Suicide and Self-Harm Risks

What has often been underreported or used as a footnote, however, is the unique vulnerability of the LGBTQ community of adolescents and teens to both suicidal attempts and completions, as well as self-harm.

HRC’s index rates N.C.’s LGBTQ laws

Beyond the Carolinas

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI) and not surprising, North Carolina falls into the category, “High Priority to Achieve Basic Equality.”

The Year in Review: 2018

Transgender Issues at the Year’s Forefront

Despite an extremely right leaning political climate over the past year, 2018 saw a substantial drop in media coverage related to LGBTQ issues than in years past. That doesn’t mean noteworthy stories weren’t reported, however.

HRC’s Griffin to step down

Beyond the Carolinas

The Human Rights Campaign announced that its president, Chad Griffin, he will leave his post at the organization in 2019 after serving it for seven years.