End discrimination against LGBTQIA+ people

LGBTQIA_friends-3.pngThe time is now for a national non-discrimination law that protects all people who identify as LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and all other identities).

If our nation takes seriously the principles of freedom and equality for all, then we must act to protect the human rights of these marginalized and oppressed communities.

Join my call for a national non-discrimination law for LGBTQIA+ folks today!

Today we celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia.

Although we’ve made real progress toward equal rights, the notorious “bathroom bill” in North Carolina is just the latest reminder of how establishment politicians have unfairly targeted LGBTQIA+ folks for political gain for years.

If our nation takes seriously the principles of freedom and equality for all, then we must act to protect the human rights of these marginalized and oppressed communities.

The time is now for a national non-discrimination law that protects all people who identify as LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and all other identities).

Sadly, we’re seeing politicians use “religious freedom” as a fig leaf for bigotry and discrimination. We must resist these efforts to allow medical facilities and public businesses to opt out of providing inclusive services to the queer community.

As a medical doctor, I support healthcare as a right via a single payer Medicare-for-All system. This system will be inclusive of psychological care, hormonal treatment, and surgical needs of gender and sexual minorities.

Medication for HIV-prevention and HIV/AIDS treatment must be affordable and accessible worldwide, which means allowing generics. Also, our healthcare system must recognize that individuals know best who they want at their bedside and making medical decisions with them.

Today is also a day to remember that LGBTQIA+ people—especially those of color—are more likely to face police violence and harassment. Many then have difficulty being placed in safe correctional facilities aligned with their gender identity and receiving necessary medical support such as hormone treatments.

As we work to end institutionalized discrimination within our criminal justice system, we must not forget to protect the rights of some of the most marginalized and at-risk people within that system.

Will you sign and share my call for a national non-discrimination law to protect LGBTQIA+ folks today?

In stark contrast to the flip-flopping of Clinton and Trump, the Green Party has stood strongly for equality for over 30 years.

Please join me in building a campaign to end discrimination for good so that together we can build an America, and a world, that works for all of us.

It’s in our hands!

-Jill Stein

May 17, 2016

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Carrie Gordon
Jose Marrero
329 signatures

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