Alphonso David (born 1970) is an American attorney and LGBT civil rights leader. In August 2019, he became the president of the Human Rights Campaign. He is the first civil rights lawyer and first person of color to serve as president of the organization.
Arkansas has become the first US state to enact a law which prohibits medical professionals from providing gender-affirming healthcare to young trans people.
According to The News & Observer, governor Asa Hutchinson rejected the bill, arguing it interfered with the rights of a parent to consent to their child’s medical treatment.State governor Asa HutchinsonHowever, the Republican controlled House and Senate voted to override Hutchinson’s decision, making the bill official law.
Medical professionals and LGBTQ+ activists have condemned the new regulations, with Doctor Robert Garofalo, from the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, saying: “This legislation perpetuates the very things we know are harmful to trans youth…They’re not just.Read more on gscene.com