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How Society's Addiction to Masculinity Has Led to Sexual Hazing Between Men

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 12.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

I really feel sorry for the victims of the Sayreville tragedy; and yes the incident is a tragedy. Those four young men will be scarred forever. They will have bad dreams, distance themselves from sports and probably need some type of professional help.

Why the 'We Can't Teach About LGBT History for Religious Reasons' Argument Makes No Sense Whatsoever

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 11.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

As a history teacher, I cherish history and know the importance of all people's history. However, when it comes to teaching LGBT history, many so-called religious people always pull out the religious card.

5 Ways to Make Your Classroom LGBT Inclusive

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 10.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

The best example you can set for your students is to be a great leader. Use inclusive language, make the classroom a place for safe dialog by allowing students to have conversations that presents questions, but is without judgment.

This Is How You Teach AIDS Literature

Michael Carosone | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

This past fall 2013 semester, I taught a freshman seminar course in literature and history, as part of the First Year Experience Program at New Jersey...

Teaching LGBT History Month In Schools Is 'Sexual Assault On Children,' Pundit Claims

Posted 10.04.2013 | Gay Voices

LGBT History Month is being recognized at colleges, universities and other educational institutions across the nation, but not everyone is thrilled by...

Lila Shapiro

New Program For LGBT High Schoolers Modeled On Big Brothers Big Sisters May Be Groundbreaking

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.02.2013 | Gay Voices

A few weeks ago, Stephanie Tovar, a junior at  Lincoln Park High School in Chicago, met with a group of classmates, the dean of students at the schoo...

30 Days Of LGBT Holiday Giving: Give A Gift To The Point Foundation

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

Silence = Violence = Death: A Call for LGBT Curricular Infusion

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.19.2012 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I consider the half-truths, the misinformation, the deletions, the omissions, the distortions, and the overall censorship of LGBT history, literature and culture in the schools as a form of violence.

A Christian Parent In Support Of The California FAIR Education Act

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I simply reject the idea that homosexuality is a sin. I want to be sure that the voice of faith in this ongoing struggle is not surrendered to those who would condemn my LGBT brothers and sisters.

Feds Investigating School District For Alleged Civil Rights Violation

Posted 09.19.2011 | Education

Federal officials are investigating allegations of harassment and bullying in Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Minnesota's largest school district, CNN reports...

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Measure To Require Gay Curriculum In Schools

Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

California lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first to require public schools to teach lessons on historical and current co...

Same-Sex Marriage After Maine: What Can We Do Differently?

Isobel White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isobel White

If experiences in California are any measure, LGBT residents of Maine can expect higher levels of stress and depression and greater feelings of political alienation. So what can we do differently?