Posts Tagged LGBT youth

Anti-Romney, pro-LGBT campaign warns: Mitt gets worse

LGBT activists have started a new campaign warning voters about Mitt Romney’s record on LGBT issues when he was Governor of Massachusetts. In a neat play on “it gets better,” Mitt Gets Worse is drawing attention to just how much the LGBT community and the cause of LGBT equality stand to lose from a Romney presidency:

When Mitt Romney ran for the US Senate in 1994, he claimed he would be better on LGBT rights than Ted Kennedy. Today, Mitt is one of the most outspoken enemies of the LGBT community, and he’s campaigning for president on an extreme and inhumane platform.

As a politician, Mitt Romney has earned a reputation as a flip-flopper — changing his positions in whatever ...

LGBT activists have started a new campaign warning voters about Mitt Romney’s record on LGBT issues when he was Governor of Massachusetts. In a neat play on “it gets better,” Mitt Gets Worse is drawing attention ...

MN school district investigated for anti-LGBT anti-bullying policy

Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota is one of many districts in the country that has what they call a “neutrality policy” in their anti-bullying rules when it comes to LGBT students — in other words, they ignore them. But considering the district has also experienced seven student suicides in less than two years, this policy may be much more problematic than that.

This is why the U. S. Justice Department and the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights is in the process of an investigation into the district to further research what they report as “allegations of harassment and discrimination [...] based on sex, including peer-on-peer harassment based on not conforming to gender stereotypes,” reports ...

Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota is one of many districts in the country that has what they call a “neutrality policy” in their anti-bullying rules when it comes to LGBT students — in other words, ...

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The Obama administration is saying they will take action against Indiana and others’ attempts to ban Planned Parenthood funding.

How you can help the victims of the Joplin tornado.

Every day this week, the New York Times will share a LGBT youth’s story in cool multimedia project.

Jill Filipovic on the media attacks against Dominique Strauss-Kahn alleged rape victim.

On Feministing Campus, Sarah points to a conversation sparked by Twe over at SAFER about the media’s racist coverage on sexual assault.

The Obama administration is saying they will take action against Indiana and others’ attempts to ban Planned Parenthood funding.

How you can help the victims of the Joplin tornado.

Every day this week, the New ...