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Entries by Dana Beyer from 01/2014

Leadership and the Value of Exceptional Allies

| Posted 01.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Today the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world's largest professional body of engineers, is publishing its new Code of Ethics. And that Code, known within the profession as much as a code of honor as one of ethics, is, for the first time, LGBT-inclusive.

Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Positive Reinforcement

| Posted 01.14.2014 | Gay Voices

We need to offer hope that in the future, in spite of the deluge of smartphone banners and notifications, we can find the space and time to be mindful, pay attention, become more creative, prepare our minds for those moments of serendipity, and maybe even find some happiness.

Intersections: Progressive and LGBT Advocacy

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

I want my children to live in a progressive America. When I was my sons' age, my hope for a progressive nation was dashed when the Reagan "revolution" set in. I want them to have the future of which I dreamed, and I can sense that we are on the verge of a new progressive era.

Dr. V and the Inescapable Closet

| Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

It's a story that is a profound tragedy, with innocent and not-so-innocent victims, culturally reaching back to the '60s, and spotlighting an all-too-common profound ignorance still present in our society.

My Declaration of Candidacy for the Maryland State Senate

| Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

I've spent my entire life fighting for social justice and equal opportunity in our community and around the globe. I'm proud of my track record of success on progressive issues, and now I'm seeking the opportunity to serve Montgomery County in public office.