Tag Archives: #LGBT

National Day of Silence Calls Attention to Anti-LGBT Bullying

Students in schools and colleges across the country will participate in the National Day of Silence of silence today. Via the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN): The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which … Continue reading

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Building Momentum for 2013

Happy new year from all of us at SBAI. We hope that everyone had a joyful (and restful) holiday! Here at the office we are back at work planning for an event filled spring semester. There are many things in … Continue reading

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A “Cindarella Moment” for Marriage Equality?

William Eskridge, Jr., Professor of Law at Yale University and expert on same-sex marriage and the law, gave SBAI’s inaugural Rainbow Lecture in April 2012. Earlier this week, he commented on “Marriage Equality’s Cindarella Moment” at the SCOTUS blog. The … Continue reading

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Revisions to the DSM and What It Means for Transgender Individuals

Last week the Associated Press reported that the Board of Trustees for the American Psychiatric Association (APA) approved revisions to the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Revisions include the replacement of Gender Identity Disorder with Gender … Continue reading

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Student Groups Partner to Discuss Hate Crimes

As part of a peer health advocacy course, undergraduate public heath students are teaming up with Active Minds, the Pride Network, and the Undergraduate Council for Gender and Women’s Studies to raise awareness about LGBTQ hate crimes and discrimination among … Continue reading

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Where to From Here?: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2012

Today is the fourteenth annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). Even with the gains of LGBT individuals this year, there is a startling lack of protection and defense for the basic human rights of trans* individuals in America — … Continue reading

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Bible Scholar and LGBT Rights Activist to Visit Rochester

Bible scholar and activist/author Jay Michaelson will visit the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester to give a talk about the bible and homosexuality. God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality, Michaelson’s most recent boox, mixes academic analysis and … Continue reading

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U.S. Goverment Vows to Support LGBT Human Rights on a Global Scale

“Progress starts with honest discussion” – Hillary Clinton In what is being called a historic speech on LGBT rights, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday that the United States would commit to protecting the human rights of LGBT people … Continue reading

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