N. Texas’ 1st Human Rights Run set Saturday

HRI CEO Cannon Flowers, left, and his partner RafiQ Salleh

The Human Rights Initiative is holding North Texas’ first Human Rights Run on Saturday, April 16 at Bachman Lake.

“We have provided free legal services to the global gay community for people seeking asylum in the United States due to their sexual orientation and the threat of death if they returned to their home country,” said HRI CEO Cannon Flowers.

HRI provides a variety of services to people who have experiences human rights abuses.

HRI supports equality in immigration laws for the LGBT community. Married heterosexual couples may keep a non-citizen spouse in the United States while married gay or lesbian couples do not have that right.

—  David Taffet