Alright, those are my words. They didn’t say “sucks” but trust me and my personal experience working with survivors of hate-based discrimination and violence and how tracking these personal and vicious crimes go: It Sucks. My mother always hated it … Continue reading
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
If you don’t already have plans this Sunday, and heck – even if you already do (*e-hem! cancel them why don’t you?), please join us at the OutJustice Chicago office. We’re having a soiree and you know you’d like to … Continue reading
We will all die. Some of us know how sudden and unexpected that can be. I encourage you all to review OutJustice’s Life Planning program in its entirety (it’s not long, folks). Having a living will or other durable power … Continue reading
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.
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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The organization formed to assist me after I was gay bashed in 2010. We could use your support. Thank you.