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The Boy Scouts are no longer discriminating against “gay” youth male members.  Which is awesome!!  Small steps eventually lead to big changes.

I look forward to the work the Tessier and Wahls are part of to create a more inclusive Boy Scouts.  They mention that this may be  the momentum needed to change the Boy Scouts Policies prohibiting “gay” identified adult male members from being part of their organization.

I  was never a boy scout, I was not interested in that …

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Things White Activists say to Activists of Color from thatangryblackgrrrl on Vimeo.

We are People of Color. We didn’t choose to be, but we love our cultures. Because of our skin, we have added struggles. In our safe spaces, we have every right to feel welcomed and not tokenized, harassed or ignored. We ask for you to listen to us when we speak about racism because we are being effected by it daily. This video is a compilation of things actually said to POC involved in activism and

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(original image by The Stigma Project)

About them:

We are a grassroots organization that aims to lower the HIV infection rate and neutralize the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS through education and awareness via social media and advertising. The Stigma Project seeks to create an HIV neutral world, free of judgement and fear by working with both positive and negative individuals from all walks of life, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, race, or background.

Social media has rapidly become one of today’s largest mediums of news, culture, and

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(original photo and post by GLAAD)

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. This year, the day is November 20th, 2013.

Find a vigil near you!
Visit www.transgenderdor.org or  www.hrc/tdor for the complete list of events happening in

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The 2014 National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) Youth Ambassador application is now open! Every year we mark April 10, as a day to educate and empower the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people as well as highlight the amazing work young people are doing across the country to fight the HIV & AIDS epidemic.

Now is your chance to join a dynamic group of young leaders and activists who come together to promote treatment, care, and youth empowerment.

“NYHAAD is an …