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Press Release

June 18, 2021

URGE Statement on Juneteenth

A century and a half since June 19, 1865, — the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure all enslaved African Ame… Read more »

Press Release

June 8, 2021

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Protect Abortion Access

The bill arrives just weeks after the Supreme Court announces it will hear an abortion ban case challenging Roe v. Wade (Washingto… Read more »

Press Release

May 26, 2021

A Year after the Murder of George Floyd, URGE Reflects

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed by a member of the Minneapolis Police Department. This murder,… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 8, 2021

Abolish Greek Life To Abolish College Rape Culture

CW: sexual assault, rape, rape culture Author’s Note: Greek Life in this article refers to organizations who are a part of the Nat… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

February 17, 2021

Georgia(‘s Organizers) on my Mind

In what felt like a miracle after the tumultuous past 4 years, Georgia went entirely blue for the first time since the election of… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

February 9, 2021

URGE Alabama Policy Priorities 2021

Right now, our priorities are to: OPPOSE HB 1/SB 10 which makes the provision of gender-affirming health care a felony for doctors… Read more »

In the News

July 26, 2021

Sex Education In The United States Is Broken, But It Doesn’t Have To Be

For far too long and in far too many schools, LGBTQ+ kids haven’t seen themselves reflected in curricula — to this day, five state… Read more »

In the News

June 20, 2021

Ohio LGBTQ advocates push for non-discrimination law but say divisive politics are getting in the way

“The threats are only compounding for a variety of our community members,” said Sarah Inskeep, the Ohio policy and movement buildi… Read more »

In the News

June 19, 2021

LGBTQ students need inclusive sex ed – but less than 10% in US are receiving it, report says

“We know non inclusive sex education can cause significant harm to young queer and trans folks, particularly LGBTQ youth of color,… Read more »