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Teachers: Time to Ban Derogatory Language in Your Classroom

Dr. Carmen Cruz | Posted 11.06.2014 | Education
Dr. Carmen Cruz

October was National Bullying Prevention Month, an annual campaign started in 2006 to illuminate the problem in schools and enhance prevention efforts. However, we still have a ways to go in zero tolerance in schools for bullying.

How You Can Be A Better Ally To Transgender Teens Like Me

Casey Hoke | Posted 12.17.2014 | Teen
Casey Hoke

I would be presenting differently, asking for a shift in my own pronouns and silently requesting to be respected and recognized as male. And sure, everyone responded with an initial "okay," but who was really on my side?

A Kiss of Solidarity

Bert Montgomery | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

When I recently asked a friend not to publicly post a picture of a Christian brother and me goofing off in which he puckered up and I leaned in and kissed him on his cheek, I had no idea how hurtful my request would be.

The Rise of the Allies

Marina Gomberg | Posted 04.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Marina Gomberg

Gone are the days when American men and women could not serve their country openly as lesbians and gays. And gone are the days when the majority of Americans did not support fairness and equality for LGBT people.

How To Be a Trans* Ally

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Amelia Shroyer

You can be a trans ally in a lot of different ways; there is no one, fool-proof guide. I spent some time researching and putting my own experiences as an ally down into a list of 'bare minimum' criteria.

Attract Smarter Support Sooner

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Multiply the power of your positive words by sharing your praise with the people who most matter to that person.

8 Steps to Being a Good Ally

Yirssi Bergman | Posted 10.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Yirssi Bergman

June is long gone, but pride is something to have year round. The fight for equality doesn't end, and as allies, we have to keep in mind how to best do our part. Allies are essential to any human rights movement, as they help bring more voices and momentum to the issue at hand.

Finding Common Ground Between Sexuality and Spirituality

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

If religious, spiritual, activist and LGBT organizations, alike, are invested in nurturing a sustainable and fulfilling future, they have only to gain from providing the fodder for common ground.

Bailed-Out Companies Pressured Pay Czar To Keep Exec Pay High: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Pressure from financial institutions and Treasury officials undermined an effort to limit executive pay at seven comp...

War Is Over. What Next?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To mark the milestone of the last American troops to leave Iraq, I'd like to take a wider view and look at the entire region, post-Saddam and post-Arab Spring.

For The Love Of God: LGBTQ Allies In Faith

Nancy Cronk | Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion
Nancy Cronk

Being a compassionate human being is not the same as endorsing, condoning, or encouraging one sexual orientation over another. It is about compassion and justice.

The Ally Dilemma on National Coming Out Day

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Coming out as ally does not bear the same weight as coming out as LGBTQ, so we must take care that we do not treat them as equal actions.

Obama Backs Foreclosure Probe By States, But Is Against Moratorium, Gibbs Says

Bloomberg | Roger Runningen and Julianna Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind state attorneys general looking into filings of allegedly faulty home foreclosures while rejecti...

Senate Foreclosure Hearing Set For November

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate Banking Committee will hold hearings after next month's elections to look into allegations that the nation's largest lenders have improperl...

Nervous Insurer Halts New Policies Over Banks' Bad Foreclosure Docs

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Old Republic National Title Insurance, among the nation's largest title insurance companies, will no longer write new policies for homes foreclosed up...

Foreclosure Fraud Inquiry Planned By Up To 40 States

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The attorneys general of up to 40 states plan to announce soon a joint investigation into banks' use of flawed foreclosure paperwor...

Arthur Delaney

Franken: Foreclosure Paperwork Scandal Shows Need To Strengthen HAMP

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The revelation that massive numbers of foreclosures may be tainted by bogus paperwork from mortgage servicers is further evidence that the Obama admin...

Foreclosures Halted After Testimony That Lender Broke Rules In Document Filings

Washington Post | Ariana Eunjung Cha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the nation's largest mortgage companies used a single document processor who said he signed off on foreclosures without having read the paperw...