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LGBTQ  // Posts tagged as "LGBTQ"

Bodies & Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Bodies & Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Between COVID-19 and actions by the Trump administration to roll back LGBT health protections, healthcare has been front and center on our mind these last few months. The critically-acclaimed new anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health (PM Press) is timely. This book is edited by Adrian Shanker, executive director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community […]

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13 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Leslie Larson – A Remarkable Time to Be Human

Leslie Larson – A Remarkable Time to Be Human

Leslie Larson – A Remarkable Time to Be Human

This is a remarkable time to be human. It’s okay to sit and absorb, to acknowledge what’s going on, to resist the urge to push the fear away by not accepting the magnitude of the situation.

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20 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Enjoying Butch Sensibilities

Enjoying Butch Sensibilities

Enjoying Butch Sensibilities

From Lesbian Game Changer Jenni Olson (@JenniOlsonSF): “To all the butches (and the people that love us): get yourself over to Instagram and follow Karen Tongson’s ButchHairQuarantine account  so we can all be in solidarity together as this one particular aspect of our current dilemma unfolds. And be sure to participate by posting your photos […]

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15 Apr Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on 3 Suggestions for Love in the Time of Covid-19

3 Suggestions for Love in the Time of Covid-19

3 Suggestions for Love in the Time of Covid-19

For many of us, this is the most stressful time we’ve ever experienced.  A life-threatening virus has us sheltering in place, and we don’t know how long we’ll be here.  People are losing their jobs and “essential workers” are having to face this virus with inadequate protection.  If you’re sheltering with a significant other, you […]

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04 Apr Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on The Unique Concerns of the LGBTQ Community

The Unique Concerns of the LGBTQ Community

The Unique Concerns of the LGBTQ  Community

We are currently experiencing a frightening time in the world as a pandemic has brought our lives and livelihoods to a screeching halt. I wanted to share a letter from the GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality. There are unique concerns for the LGBTQ community. Established in 1981, the GLMA has been on the forefront […]

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21 Feb Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on N.J. is 2nd State to Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Ed!

N.J. is 2nd State to Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Ed!

N.J. is 2nd State to Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Ed!

New Jersey is now following in California's footsteps, becoming the second state to mandate that schools to include an LGBTQ curriculum.

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06 Aug Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Transit of Venus is a film about grieving, about how we are haunted by people and events in our lives that we can’t control. And our need to let go. My oldest and dearest lifelong friend, a beautiful, strong, loving and funny artist was a trans woman who took her own life and this is my […]

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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

LPAC is the national lesbian political action committee that supports pro-LGBTQ, pro-women’s equality, and progressive candidates, building the political power of lesbians and queer women by electing candidates who champion LGBTQ rights, women’s equality and social justice. LPAC achieves its mission by increasing the political power and engagement of LGBTQ women and their allies, and building a […]

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11 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Coming Out in the Classroom

Coming Out in the Classroom

Coming Out in the Classroom

When I first agreed to go into the classroom as a volunteer speaker for Spectrum, Marin’s LGBT Center, I was terrified. What in the world did I have to say that would make a difference to these kids? I stood up there for the first time and looked into the faces of 20 teenage kids […]

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30 Jun Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

June 26, 2015 shall go down in gay history as the biggest win/win ever. Whoa. Rewind and let’s think about what the SCOTUS decision actually signifies. Yes, same sex marriage is now the law of the land that is if the states that are highly against it don’t find the dozens of ways to block […]

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