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100 Beautiful POC - Day 15

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is an actress, producer, and LGBT advocate, whom you probably know best as Sophia Burset from Orange is the New Black. Not only has she been nominated for an Emmy Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, and an NAACP Image Award for her portrayal, but she is also the first trans woman of color to have a lead role in a mainstream scripted TV series. 330 more words

100 Beautiful POC

Of Legislation, Governance and Society.

Well, there we have it. The 1st May has come and gone, and frankly I am struggling to come to terms with the rapid progression into this year. 2,515 more words

Student Blog

Country Stars Plan To Continue Playing In North Carolina

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) – Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians’ boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday’s American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans. 385 more words

Entertainment

Climate, political and father issues in Albuquerque

By Brian Arbenz

I saw my father infrequently growing up – I mean once or twice a decade, so I do not at all identify with Robert Bly’s assertion that males are collectively wounded by the transition to industrial society that resulted in their fathers leaving home for eight hours a day. 1,222 more words

Brushes With The Powerful

Power of the Church versus Power of the People

http://worldofwonder.net/new-tennessee-bill-allows-mental-health-professionals-to-refuse-service-to-lgbt-people/

this is one of those things, where if someone has a service-based business, don’t they already get to pick and choose who they work-for? that’s what i don’t understand. 1,211 more words

Poems

The Right to "Pee" Who You Are

The reason that separate gendered bathrooms exist is for personal comfort for all. It is not meant as a way to prevent sexual crimes, and that doesn’t work anyway. 401 more words

LGBT Rights

Jampaign 2016 : North Carolina - When Art Takes Action

By Mandy Freebairn, Staff Writer

As you’ve probably heard by now, the state of North Carolina recently passed House Bill 2 (HB2), a bill that essentially strips the LGBT community of their right to protection against discrimination. 525 more words

Columns