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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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Though support for the LGBTQ community has risen greatly in recent years, we have also seen a rise in steep opposition as well. Though more laws were passing to ensure equal rights, bills are also being introduced throughout America to limit these. more

Feb 4, 2017 12:32 PM Inform

As Americans (and humans), we often to fall into the trap of viewing the world through an "either-or" lens. Fighting the easy binary of “either-or,” let's expand our solution set by dwelling in a better paradigm of “And-Also.” more

Nov 16, 2016 7:05 PM Inform

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North Carolina’s House Bill 2 or more commonly known as the “bathroom bill” passed in March 2015, which prohibits transgender men and women from using restrooms of the gender they identify has failed constitutional review. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:36 PM Blog

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

In a big step to insure that customers know Target is inclusive to all, the store has announced a $20 million project to create gender-neutral bathrooms in all of its stores. more

Aug 23, 2016 9:00 AM Blog

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11 States have launched a lawsuit against the federal government after a guidance was issued by the Obama administration stating that public schools must allow transgender students to use bathrooms, locker rooms of their matching gender identity. more

Jun 2, 2016 9:00 AM Inform

Despite the South's checkered past, its cities are breaking from its history of inequality and are quickly becoming some of the most diverse and progressive in the country. more

May 24, 2016 10:00 AM Inform

Isabelle the Pug

Jennet Inglis

In my eyes, a painted portrait devotes itself to the pride of the individual subject captured in a timeless format. I love being commissioned to paint our faces, our families, and our furry friends, each and every one blazoned with freedom and pride. more

May 23, 2016 9:20 AM 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

Woodrow Wilson

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Princeton University will not change the name of its school of public and international affairs and its undergraduate residential college named after President Woodrow Wilson, who is known for helping keep racial segregation alive. more

May 6, 2016 9:15 AM Blog

Older LGBT readers may not see anything new or shocking here, but younger gay men and lesbians will truly find some eye-openers. If you don’t know what you don’t know, “Stand by Me” will give you some ideas. more

May 4, 2016 9:05 AM Engage

In a landmark decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court has approved a bill that now allows same-sex couples to marry. The 6-3 ruling now makes Colombia the 20th country in the world to pass marriage equality. more

Apr 30, 2016 10:00 AM Blog

What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Here are some other techniques you can use to help the person cope. more

Apr 29, 2016 9:05 AM

China and Pakistan have deep-rooted, oppressive attitudes towards the LGBT community firmly woven into their social orders. While the evolution of each nation's stigma against the LGBT community differs vastly, the end result is sadly the same. more

Apr 28, 2016 8:00 AM Inform

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

When you meet someone new, try not to “figure out” what their gender identity is. They know better than you do, so simply ask. It can be as easy as exchanging names. “What are your pronouns?” is not a hard question to ask, and it’s not inconvenient. more

Apr 25, 2016 5:00 PM Blog

Confirmation

HBO

The Anita Hill - Thomas Clarence hearings had all the trademarks of a case that would leave Americans divided on who to believe. As it turns out, the issues covered in Confirmation are just as hotly debated today. more

Apr 24, 2016 9:00 AM Blog

You could become whatever you want to be – or so you were told. You could grow up and become the person of your dreams and that was okay. Except sometimes, as in the new book “A Murder Over a Girl” by Ken Corbett, dreaming can be deadly. more

Apr 23, 2016 9:15 AM Engage

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