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3 May 0


Author: LarryG

  Building off the momentum of International Women’s Day, communities around the globe will gather on May 10th to celebrate 50/50 Day. Utilizing the hashtag #Gettingto5050, groups will come together to engage in a global dialogue about what it’ll take to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society: business, politics, culture,

26 Apr 0

Symbols of Racism in the South

Author: LarryG

    This week, New Orleans took down the first of four Confederate monuments that remained in the city as symbols of racism. The city removed the monument in the middle of the night and took extra precautions after death threats were received. Workers wore bulletproof vests and military-style helmets as they dismantled the statue with

25 Apr 0

Day of Silence

Author: LarryG

  Last Friday, thousands of schools across the country participated in the #DayofSilence organized by GLSEN (pronounced “glisten” and stands for the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network). The goal of the annual Day of Silence is to make schools safer for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Nearly 9 out of