The Movement: February 2015

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Educational Equity Is an LGBTQ Issue

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 18, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

As more and more states uphold marriage equality, there is an opportunity to acknowledge other issues that affect the LGBTQ communities. Ensuring educational equity for all students, including LGBTQ students of color, should be front and center.Read More

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Robbie Kaplan, HRC Team Up on 'People's Brief' to SCOTUS

Filed by John M. Becker | February 10, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

DOMA-slaying lawyer Robbie Kaplan and HRC president Chad Griffin are teaming up on a "People's Brief" on marriage equality to the Supreme Court. Edie Windsor signed it, and you can too.Read More

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Black Trans People Address Creating Change Conference

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 07, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

On a fierce and defiant note, Ferguson activists took over the stage Friday during a plenary session at Creating Change. Their message: center black voices, check your privilege, and recognize that killings of black and trans people constitute an emergency and an outrage.Read More

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Trans Activists Storm Stage at Creating Change

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 06, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Chanting "Trans lives matter!", activists in Denver took over the stage Thursday evening at Creating Change, the National LGBTQ Task Force's annual conference. The protest appeared to lead to the cancellation of a planned speech by Denver mayor Michael Hancock.Read More