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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
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
“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
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