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If you think that queer/GLTBI politics and issues have nothing to do with teachers, schools and children – think again

In the most recent editorial of a progressive educational Journal called Rethinking Schools the authors relate the story of Sasha Fleischman.

On Nov. 5, Illinois became the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Equity In Education

Pay It Forward - #JPKBday Style

Another birthday has come and gone. And I have to say – it was a great one!

Yes, I had a cold all weekend.  Yes, the weather took a turn for the worse.   416 more words

Cutting into gender discrimination

Recently I took my three kids to get haircuts. It was my 21 month old daughter’s first one. Like all my kids she had very little hair at birth and even with almost 2 years of growth her hair was still really fine and very short. 452 more words


Ticking Boxes

Over drinks, a presenter was talking about his disappointment over the quality of the work he’d just seen. “It’s a show that ticked all the boxes,” he said, and he proceeded to name all the elements it had going for it (its cultural specificity and diversity were some of those elements.) 310 more words


Case Study: Najma Bibi

Empowering women living in rural areas through value addition enterprise

Najma Bibi is a resident of village 171/WB Tehsil Mailsi of Vehari District. She has eight children – 6 sons and 2 daughters. 595 more words

For Women's History Month

In the 1800s, animal scenes were not considered “appropriate” subject matter for women painters. Rosa Bonheur painted them anyway, earning her a spot on my 2014 top-ten list of inspirational artists.  1,664 more words