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Day of Silence

For those of you who may not have heard about the Day of Silence, it is an event organized by GLSEN. The Day of Silence is student-led and helps bring awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBT harassment and bullying in schools. 197 more words


LGBTQ Stars and Allies Participate in GLSEN's Day of Silence

On Friday, GLSEN — an LGBTQ youth advocacy network — held its annual Day of Silence, with thousands of students refusing to speak in an effort to combat bullying, harassment, and name-calling. 507 more words


Why I Will Never Take Part in the "Day of Silence"

How can you possibly initiate change when you’re unwilling to speak out against oppression and injustice?

Despite the obvious contradiction, countless LGBT students participate in the Day of Silence every year. 211 more words

Dreger, Alice

“Alice Dreger is an historian of medicine and science, a sex researcher, a mainstream writer, and an (im)patient advocate. An award-winning scholar and writer, Dreger’s latest major book is Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and One Scholar’s Search for Justice, which argues that the pursuit of evidence is the most important ethical imperative of our time. 1,978 more words


Day of Silence

Day of Silence is a “day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.” The 2017 Day of Silence is planned for April 21, 2017. 35 more words



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Beyonce speaks out in support of Transgender Students

Beyonce has encouraged her fans to take part in the 100 Days of Kindness challenge in order to show their support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. 309 more words

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