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Ileana Jiménez

Entries by Ileana Jiménez

GLSEN and UNESCO Convene Global Safe Schools Activists to Support LGBT Youth

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 6:46 PM


In late June in Buenos Aires, the U.S.'s leading LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth and education advocacy group, GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network), and UNESCO hosted a historic convening of groups from 20 countries...

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Arizona Principal Needs to Defend Students and Diversity

(7) Comments | Posted June 7, 2010 | 1:34 PM

I've had it with Arizona. And now I've had it with one Arizona principal.

As a feminist teacher who has worked on social justice issues in schools for over a decade, I am appalled by Miller Valley Elementary School principal Jeff Lane's decision to whiten the faces of...

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Progressive Women's Voices: Changing the Face of Media, One Woman at a Time

(1) Comments | Posted February 17, 2010 | 8:59 AM

I will never forget how the Women's Media Center found me.

I was at a feminist event at the Brooklyn Museum sponsored by the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art in March 2009. Then vice president of the Women's Media Center (WMC), Glennda Testone, approached me after I...

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