Activists Andy Rubinson (Arlington Rainbow Commission) & Valerie Overton (LexPride) discuss the gaps in laws, policies, and circumstances that lead to situations where LGBTQ+ people tend to be vulnerable. They identify several initiatives intended to improve matters, and suggest other things people can do to help.

Resources:
Massachusetts: GLAD Know Your Rights: https://www.glad.org/locations/massachusetts/
U.S.: ACLU LGBTQ+ Rights: https://www.aclu.org/issues/lgbt-rights#current
World: Human Rights Watch LGBT Rights: https://www.hrw.org/topic/lgbt-rights
To file a complain in MA: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination
To file a complaint or get help locally: https://rainbowarlington.org (Arlington) https://www.lexingtonma.gov/human-rights-committee
https://www.lexpridema.org (Lexington)
Your local Human Rights Commission or police department (any town)

Arlington Rainbow Commission: https://rainbowarlington.org
LexPride: https://www.lexpridema.org
https://www.acmi.tv

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