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Institute for Humane Education President Zoe Weil: Exposing Hearts, Shaping Minds, and Focusing Efforts.

Institute for Humane Education President Zoe Weil: Exposing Hearts, Shaping Minds, and Focusing Efforts.

It doesn’t require changing fields or jobs or moving or doing anything to completely uproot your life.

You can from where you are now.

Friend and colleague in advocacy Zoe Weil from the Institute for Humane Education gave a TEDx talk entitled, “The World Becomes What You Teach.” Zoe is a mover and a shaker. She doesn’t sit back and wait for things to change – she changes things.

Through our youth.

And she encourages you to do this same. Continue reading

In Chicagoland? Announcing Sunday Night Sessions

If you are in the Chicago area and care about justice and equality for the LGBTQIA community, please consider joining us at the OutJustice offices on Sunday nights (or a Sunday now and then!). We network, work on projects both big and small, and we build our support for survivors of violence and discrimination both here and nationally. You are invited and we need you.

 

Russia, Hate, Violence, Shame

'A gay rights supporter is beaten to the ground' in Russia. Credit: Olga Maltseva, Getty Images via Buzzfeed.

‘A gay rights supporter is beaten to the ground’ in Russia. Credit: Olga Maltseva, Getty Images via Buzzfeed.

Yes, I had some things to say about Russia’s leadership. OutJustice is my outlet for that type of commentary.

Russia has a law criminalizing “propaganda” that shows LGBTQIA persons in a positive light. Anyone who participates in “gayness,” or says it’s pretty OK in some way (so to speak) is to be shut down. Violence? Sure, why not. Go ahead.

Two women holding hands = crime.

Waiving a rainbow flag = crime.

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Three men gay bashed Daniel Hauff on January 10, 2010 after he stepped in to assist their first victim. He then became the target of their hate. All three men were acquitted of their crime.

Help Spread Compassion and OutJustice’s Anti-Violence Programming by sharing the social networking tools currently in use. Our mission is to advocate visibility and integrity for the LGBTQIA Community in the face of injustice.

The organization formed to assist me after I was gay bashed in 2010. We could use your support. Thank you.