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Anti-Semitism Emerges at Task Force Protest

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.26.2017 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

What the protesters did was shut down all debate and reasonable exchange with some calling for the destruction of Israel which in the context of the meeting made no sense at all.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Bobby Johnson, Former NYPD Detective Sergeant

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, Johnson was the youngest person ever to pass the city's civil-service exam when he did so at age ...

Major LGBT Advocates Who Had Previously Buried the Lede Come Out of the Closet -- Except One

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

I would like to return to the post that generated the most debate and heat, "Burying the Lede: The LGBT Community's Deafening Silence on Federal Transgender Employment Protections," which provided in-depth background about the most momentous federal trans-rights advance in our history, and the community silence that followed. It struck a chord.

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner': Lesbian Trans Exclusion Gets Noticed

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Our community's problem isn't with MichFest. If it became trans-inclusive tomorrow, the underlying problem would remain. It isn't even with the antifeminist nature of the trans-exclusionary radical feminists; if they quieted down tomorrow, the underlying problem would remain. The problem is the iceberg below, which no one wants to recognize.

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Eight Lessons I Learned About Seafood Sustainability From An Octopus

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Home
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

The two day event hosted by The Monterey Bay Aquarium at The Carmel Valley Ranch engaged 20 individuals in an experiential meeting about ways in which chefs can influence positive change when it comes to issues related to the sustainability of our oceans and fisheries.

Zimbabwe's Natural History Lessons

Cindy Ross | Posted 01.25.2013 | Travel
Cindy Ross

"You take the head, tie the jaw shut -- stuff tomatoes and chilies in its cavity, boil it and when the tomatoes ooze out the eyes, it's ready to eat!"

UC Davis Investigation: Pepper Spray 'Was Not Authorized'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2012 | College

The task force report on the controversial pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California, Davis concluded the campus police an...

Word of the Day: Accountabilty

Mike Lux | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Mike Lux

If Obama wants to run against Wall Street in the 2012 campaign, he needs credibility to do it, and he took a big step toward getting it last night. But victory can't be declared until the banks actually move several hundred billion in mortgage writedowns, and some indictments are issued.

Prostate Cancer Screening: More Trouble Than It's Worth?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Please stop asking whether or not men have prostate cancer by using this test, in other words, because it is tantamount to asking for trouble.

When's the Best Time to Create a New Culture?

Susan Seitel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Susan Seitel

We've been concentrating lately on figuring out the best way to beat tough times. And suddenly it's gotten crystal clear. This is the time for transfo...

Zach Carter

Obama's Oil Market Fraud Squad May Miss Wall Street Abuses | Zach Carter | Posted 06.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, President Obama unveiled a new working group to combat any fraud or manipulation in the oil and energy markets that may be ...

A Transparent and Fiscally Responsible Denver City Government

Michael Hancock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Hancock

We cannot lead Denver back to economic prosperity and fiscal sustainability if we fail to include our strongest resource -- our people.

Obama Small Business Task Force Will Likely Threaten Small Business Programs

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The largest recipient of federal small business contracts last year was Textron, Inc., a Fortune 500 firm with over 43,000 employees and over $14 billion a year in annual revenue.

State of the LGBT Movement: Speeches aren't change, change is more than words

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presented the annual State of the Movement address today at the 22nd Creating Change co...