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Debby Moro spent almost seven years in the wedding cake industry. By being skilled at her trade and embracing marriage equality, Debby was able to provide same-sex couples a valuable service that, too often, they couldn’t find elsewhere. more

Apr 13, 2017 1:00 AM Wedding


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While it is by no means required, coming out can be an important stepping stone in the life of a member of the queer community. Many adults want to come out to their families in person but often only see them on holiday occasions. more

Nov 15, 2016 8:00 AM Connect

Gaetan Dugas

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Gaëtan Dugas is most famously known as “The Man Who Gave Us AIDS,” a title given to him by an article published in The New York Post. However, he has finally been cleared of this unfair and dishonest title by a study published in the journal, Nature. more

Nov 6, 2016 11:34 AM Inform

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Because sexual identity is not a constitutionally protected class there are wide disparities in treatment based upon geographical location. more

Oct 31, 2016 11:30 AM Connect

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Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) are not a bunch of guys who live in log cabins, nor are they descendants of Paul Bunyan. They are members of the Republican Party who advocate for equal rights for queer people and are largely gay conservatives. more

Oct 20, 2016 9:35 AM Inform

Hillary and Donald

The back and forth between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump this election cycle has been pervasive. We have seen constant ad hominem attacks from both candidates exchanging insults back and fourth across television ads and during debates. more

Oct 18, 2016 5:00 PM Inform

Contrary to popular belief, the United States is not a direct democracy; rather, it is a republic. The Electoral College, established in 1787, exemplifies the representative nature of our republic and its "electors" determine who will be president. more

Oct 14, 2016 12:10 PM Inform

Donald Trump

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Donald Trump was born in New York City in 1946 to businessman Fred Trump and Mary Trump. He attended both Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. He is married to Melania Trump and has five children. more

Sep 20, 2016 7:40 PM Inform

Gary Johnson

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Gary Johnson was born in North Dakota in 1953 but attended high school in Albuquerque, NM. He served as the Governor of New Mexico for two terms as a Republican. Johnson is very athletic and climbed Mount Everest in 2003. more

Sep 20, 2016 7:15 PM Inform

Hillary Clinton

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Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago in 1947 to a Methodist family. She attended Wellesley College for her undergraduate degree and then earned a JD from Yale Law School. In 1975, she married Bill Clinton with whom she later had a daughter, Chelsea. more

Sep 20, 2016 3:20 PM Inform

Jill Stein

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Jill Stein was born in Chicago in 1950 to a Jewish family. Stein is a physician and activist. She ran for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010, but has never held public office. She identifies as agnostic and graduated from Harvard in 1973. more

Sep 20, 2016 8:30 AM Inform

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In 1972, Title IX changed the face of college in the United States forever. The legislation “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.” more

Sep 7, 2016 9:00 AM Engage

Kim Rocco Shield’s groundbreaking film “Love is All You Need?” asks a simple, yet perplexing question – is love really all a person needs? In a world in which people face persecution for whom they choose to share their lives with we are often told... more

Aug 31, 2016 9:00 AM Engage

“Boys Don’t Cry.” Robert Smith sang it in 1979, probably completely unaware of the societal implications that would follow. In fact, the song predates the concept of hegemonic masculinity, which was popularized by Raewyn Connell, a trans woman... more

Jun 21, 2016 11:55 AM Engage

The death of LGBTQIA+ characters in film and TV is the status quo. It’s a well-known trope often referred to as Bury Your Gays in which a homosexual character is killed off to advance a heterosexual character’s storyline. more

May 23, 2016 3:00 PM Engage

The Gal Pals Phenomenon refers to the media’s tendency to label women in lesbian relationships as simply close friends. Not only is this patronizing and inaccurate, it strips lesbian relationships of their legitimacy. more

May 9, 2016 1:00 PM Engage

Zero tolerance policies do not help students to meet their potential, while ensuring for the health and safety of all. As such, it’s time to take the first step in a new direction. more

Apr 27, 2016 1:30 AM Inform

The Intersecting Axes of Privilege, Domination and Oppression Wheel is a simple, visual tool for checking your own privilege. This is necessary if one wishes to help break down systems of oppression within our society. more

Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM Connect

Race, religion, national origin, and sexual identity -- one of these things is not like the other. Contrary to popular belief, sexual identity is not a protected class. more

Apr 20, 2016 9:30 AM Blog

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