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Op-ed: No, the South Isn't a 'New Frontier' for LGBT Rights: These national spotlight pieces rarely, if ever, discuss the organizations and coalitions that already exist in the South and have for some time. These pieces miss the work put in by LGBTQ-affirming religious coalitions, safe schools coalitions, and state equality groups to slowly but surely change their communities, their places of worship, and their state and local policies.

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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Happened In The 5 Months Since

More subtle homophobia from the new Archbish, deep sigh ... Archbishop of Canterbury says he supports strengthening gay relationships but not with marriage

How to Deal With Friends’ Racist Reactions to Ferguson: Michael Brown’s death didn’t cause a divide between you and the people in your social networks. It simply revealed one. Use the information you’re getting to decide which relationships you value.

UPDATED: After Hobby Lobby, Seven Top LGBT And Civil Rights Orgs Drop Support For ENDA Seven of the nation's top LGBT and civil rights organizations today have announced they are withdrawing support for ENDA after the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling.

Public schools from California to Florida are celebrating LGBT History Month, where they highlight a homosexual or lesbian each day. What are your kids studying in school today?

from esgibthope.wordpress.com

Intersectionality

What is intersectionality? "Intersectionality  is a concept often used in critical theories to describe the ways in which oppressive institutions (racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, classism, etc.)...

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Here's What The Girl In That Iconic LEGO Ad Thinks Now

"The Little Girl from the 1981 LEGO Ad is All Grown Up and She’s Got Something to Say About LEGO's and gender specific toys...Check out the interview with educational psychologist Lori Day, womenyoushouldknow #Girls #Gender_Identity"