Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Monday, December 01, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
For some, conversations about gender identity have gone from a collection of awkward, teachable moments to a much more open, cultural dialogue that can lead a whole group of people to become accepted and not as sidelined as "other."
Monday, March 17, 2014
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the highest profile city official to march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Monday, since others in the de Blasio administration chose to stay away in protest. The parade forbids LGBT people from carrying signs or wearing paraphernalia that identifies them as gay ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Friday, August 23, 2013
Chelsea Manning (born Bradley Manning), the U.S. Army Private who was convicted of leaking classified government documents, said in a statement yesterday that she wants to live the rest of her life as a female and hopes to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible. Michael Silverman, Executive Director of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, joins us to talk about the challenges Manning will face as a transgender military inmate and how Manning's gender identity factored into her legal defense.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
At East Side Community School homophobia isn’t tolerated. Kids say that teasing and bullying are rare and when it does happen, teachers and fellow students get involved to stop it. The school has an active gay-straight alliance club, “Rainbow Bright”, and teachers strive to be inclusive in their curricula and language. But not all schools are so supportive of LGTBQ students and homophobia is everywhere. Four East Side students want to find out what actually helps homophobic people change their minds to become more accepting.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
Is Nike, not always associated with human rights, trying to be a good corporate citizen? Or is it just a smart business strategy? Does it matter?
Friday, May 25, 2012
The Olympic Games are intended to be a celebration of athletics with politics set aside. But over the years, the Olympics have served as a political forum as much as they’ve served as an athletic arena. And this year, at least one person is calling on the London Games to continue in this tradition and go political: Mark Stephens calls for the 2012 Olympics to serve as a forum for the promotion of LGBT rights.