Not The End.
So, I presented my two weeks notice in (two weeks ago.) Tomorrow is my official last day of working for Towards Maximum Independence, Inc. For those of you who do not know what that is, I’m not surprised. Unless you know someone in the field of social and human services, you wouldn’t know what vital part non-profits — like this organization — play in society. I can say...
Read this now: "Why Women Should Stop Acting Like... →
gaywrites: Men don’t push eight pound human beings out of deeply personal places. Men don’t undergo hormonal changes every month. Men don’t have to be constantly reminded of what sexy looks like via a higher percentage of sexual images of themselves displayed across magazines, billboards, TV commercials, etc. Yet we hear women cautioned to “act like a man.” What does that mean...
Teachers criticized for displaying ally cards →
gaywrites: Two teachers in Canada have stirred controversy among parents for displaying cards stating that they are allies for LGBTQ students. Stephanie Fortier and Peter Wohlgemut are fifth-grade teachers who have received special training on sexual orientation and gender identity. As a result they are encouraged to display “ally” cards in their classrooms. The cards read: “As an Ally, I...
White House will host LGBT conferences →
gaywrites: Officials have announced that the White House will host a series of LGBT conferences throughout 2012 to bring light to important issues in the LGBT community and “hear directly” from the administration on these topics. The first conference will be held in Philadelphia in February and will focus on health. Future conferences will include “housing and homelessness, safe schools and...
Utah bill would allow gay and unmarried couples to... →
gaywrites: Sen. Ross Romero introduced a bill in Utah that would allow any unmarried couple living together to adopt a child. Any two people living together, married or unmarried, could become the legal parents of a child, Romero explained. Perhaps his most controversial example includes “sisters who move in together” as people who could become a child’s two legal parents. Balkan says the...
The public spends as much as $50,000 a year to incarcerate young men on whom it...– Linda Darling-Hammondan, “Redlining Our Schools: Why is Congress writing off poor children?” (via narindaism)