Wins For Women: States Stepping Up for Equal Pay, Affordable and High Quality Child Care, Students’ Fair Access to School, and Transgender Rights

While the White House is doing everything they can to roll back our rights, states and localities have really been stepping up this spring to ensure that transgender, gender nonconforming, and cisgender girls and women have strong legal protections to be able to achieve their potential throughout their lives.

Source: Wins For Women: States Stepping Up for Equal Pay, Affordable and High Quality Child Care, Students’ Fair Access to School, and Transgender Rights – NWLC

Joy Reid Says She Did Not Write ‘Hateful Things’ but Cannot Prove Hacking

The MSNBC host, whose recently resurfaced former blog posts include homophobic sentiments, discussed the controversy on her show on Saturday.

Source: New York Times Joy Reid Says She Did Not Write ‘Hateful Things’ but Cannot Prove Hacking – The New York Times

Watch Panel Discussion here:

Joy Reid Hosts Panel of LGBT Activists to Talk About Blog Posts: ‘Feel Free to Grill Me’

 

Let’s all go to the movies! Love, Simon THIS WEEKEND!

Let’s all go to the movies! Love, Simon THIS WEEKEND!

The local PFLAG chapter is sponsoring the movie admission this Saturday in Newport and this Sunday in Lincoln City for any student who can show their LCSD ID and wants to see this AMAZING movie, Love, Simon. And we want everyone there: allies and LGBPTQ folks of all ages! Let’s make this a community event! 

Please help get the word out and send this message especially to all Lincoln County middle and HS LGBPTQ students.

Please tell students (AND EVERYONE!) … This is a first-come, first-snagged ticket opp.

Saturday, March 24th: (after the March)
Newport: Newport Cinema: Up to 30 tickets will begin to be distributed at 3pm for 3:40pm showing.
Must show LCSD student ID
Concessions on your own.

Sunday, March 25th: 
Lincoln City, Bijou Theater: Up to 15 tickets will begin to be distributed at 1:30pm for the 2:00pm showing.

Must show LCSD student ID

Concessions on your own.

If you’d like to help underwrite the costs of movie tickets for LGBTQ students for these specific showtimes, tax-deductible donations can be made to the Central Coast PFLAG. Link to donate via PayPal is here

Please spread the word. This movie is powerful. I cannot recommend it enough!

Links: 
Love Simon trailer
Love Simon local press

Love, Simon educational resources 

Thank you!
~CM