HRC kicks off ‘Equality Act’ campaign with Sally Field and her son Sam Greisman

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Human Rights Campaign launched its new campaign “Americans for the Equality Act,” a video series which features celebrities who support the Equality Act, on Monday. The proposed bill would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The video series, filmed by award-winning directors Dustin Lance Black and Paris Barclay, kicked off with actress and LGBTQ advocate Sally Field and her gay son, Sam Greisman, as they have a video conference conversation on why the Equality Act is instrumental in ensuring that the LGBTQ community has equal rights across state lines.

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WATCH: Netflix releases new trailer for LGBTQ-inclusive ‘One Day at a Time’

By : Amanda Espinosa
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Netflix released the trailer for season three of “One Day at a Time” Jan. 10, hinting at a focus on the importance of non-binary terms for the character Syd.

The show, which features a Cuban-American family and incorporates diversity throughout its storyline, illustrates the struggles of the family’s everyday lives dealing with religion, traumatic stress and the understanding the LGBTQ community.

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