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Allies And Chill: 5 Ways You Can Be Helpful In 2017
Trans writer, intersectional activist, double cancer, and anim...
I ask you today to get uncomfortable, learn, listen and absorb these ways that will allow you to show up and be an ally to the trans community in particular.
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Xi's Political Allies Emerge
ASIA TODAY is a comprehensive global media group that provides...
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - As Chinese President Xi Jinping received a potent boost to his status
No! Not That Word, Not Even for Trump
Writer, solo performer, and actor on EAST LOS HIGH Season 3
This is a plea to my homies: a request for the DJ of your tongue to remix its beats. I ask because what you are doing is throwing off my rhythm with that phrase 'F*ck That P*to' or FTP! This is a hateful phrase that I don't want to repeat, so from now on I will just use the acronym FTP.
2016 Should Mark the End of the 'Ally'
Student, Northwestern University
Verbalizing support for a cause is a beautiful thing, but one of the biggest problems with calling ourselves "allies" is that too often, we use it as a means of ridding ourselves of any guilt we may be feeling for unintended complicity in the oppression of those we love.
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These Underrepresented Students Are Tired Of School Curriculums That Make Them Invisible
"We want classes to focus on our histories of oppression, but also our histories of resistance."
Remembering Andre Gray
Founder of Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents and the #AMPLIFY ...
When I read the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, I do think of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice. I also think of Penny Proud, London Chanel and Candra Keels. But I also think of Andre and the two other young queer people of color who been murdered in Pittsburgh in the past two years.
Why Trans Lives Matter to This Lesbian
Writer, PR specialist and native New Yorker who favors humor o...
As of today, trans women of color are the most targeted victims of hate. They are murdered by men who pass them on the street, by intimate partners in bed and by lovers who traded in love and understanding for ignorance and violence.
Trying to Be a Better Ally (Just an Opinion)
Writer and Comedian in Portland, Oregon
Much of my stand-up is about feminist issues, and because of that, I've been called "man-hating," but I believe when a man talks about feminist issues, people listen more, as disheartening as that is.
Teachers: Time to Ban Derogatory Language in Your Classroom
Dr. Carmen Cruz
Psychologist, Cuban, Lesbian, Bonus mama, Cultural commentator...
October was National Bullying Prevention Month, an annual campaign started in 2006 to illuminate the problem in schools and enhance prevention efforts. However, we still have a ways to go in zero tolerance in schools for bullying.
How You Can Be A Better Ally To Transgender Teens Like Me
Design student, LGBT Art & Identity lecturer, Point Foundation...
I would be presenting differently, asking for a shift in my own pronouns and silently requesting to be respected and recognized as male. And sure, everyone responded with an initial "okay," but who was really on my side?
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A Kiss of Solidarity
Bert is an author, teacher, and minister living in Starkville,...
When I recently asked a friend not to publicly post a picture of a Christian brother and me goofing off in which he puckered up and I leaned in and kissed him on his cheek, I had no idea how hurtful my request would be.
The Rise of the Allies
Communications Professional, Activist, Practicing Optimist
Gone are the days when American men and women could not serve their country openly as lesbians and gays. And gone are the days when the majority of Americans did not support fairness and equality for LGBT people.
How To Be a Trans* Ally
You can be a trans ally in a lot of different ways; there is no one, fool-proof guide. I spent some time researching and putting my own experiences as an ally down into a list of 'bare minimum' criteria.
Attract Smarter Support Sooner
TED speaker (over 1.9 million views) on becoming an Opportunit...
Multiply the power of your positive words by sharing your praise with the people who most matter to that person.
8 Steps to Being a Good Ally
Multicultural student, writer, and activist; blogger, PowerMin...
June is long gone, but pride is something to have year round. The fight for equality doesn't end, and as allies, we have to keep in mind how to best do our part. Allies are essential to any human rights movement, as they help bring more voices and momentum to the issue at hand.
Finding Common Ground Between Sexuality and Spirituality
If religious, spiritual, activist and LGBT organizations, alike, are invested in nurturing a sustainable and fulfilling future, they have only to gain from providing the fodder for common ground.
Obama Addresses U.S. Relationship With Egypt In Light Of Attacks
Obama addresses U.S. relationship with Egypt in light of attacks
Bailed-Out Companies Pressured TARP Pay Czar To Keep Executive Pay High: Report
By Reuters, Reuters
The report said the companies had "significant leverage" over Feinberg in negotiating for excessive pay packages based on
War Is Over. What Next?
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
To mark the milestone of the last American troops to leave Iraq, I'd like to take a wider view and look at the entire region, post-Saddam and post-Arab Spring.
For the Love of God: LGBTQ Allies in Faith
Mom, Volunteer, Writer, Speaker, Community Activist
Being a compassionate human being is not the same as endorsing, condoning, or encouraging one sexual orientation over another. It is about compassion and justice.
The Ally Dilemma on National Coming Out Day
Coming out as ally does not bear the same weight as coming out as LGBTQ, so we must take care that we do not treat them as equal actions.
Obama Backs Foreclosure Probe By States, But Is Against Moratorium, Gibbs Says
President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind state attorneys general looking into filings of allegedly faulty home
Senate Foreclosure Hearing Set For November
The Senate Banking Committee will hold hearings after next month's elections to look into allegations that the nation's largest
Title Insurer Stops Writing Policies On Homes Foreclosed On By GMAC, Ally, JP Morgan Chase
Old Republic National Title Insurance, among the nation's largest title insurance companies, will no longer write new policies
Al Franken: Foreclosure Paperwork Scandal Shows Need To Strengthen HAMP
"I'm pushing to establish an Office of the Homeowner Advocate at the Department of Treasury that would assist borrowers in
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