Category Archives: Oppression

Blazing a Path

Mass murder. Misogyny. Maya Angelou. Jane Doe. The Transgender Tipping Point.

These are the things on my mind and heart. Continue reading

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Repost: How To Prevent Rape

Repeating an older post of mine for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, How To Prevent Rape Continue reading

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Transgender Remembrance Week: Transforming the Pain

Made for Flight is a Transgender youth and ally empowerment project designed to celebrate and honor transgender individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. Continue reading

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Chicago Mental Health Professionals Speak Out Against Homophobia

A group of Chicago mental health professionals made this video to affirm “There is nothing wrong with being gay or lesbian”. Continue reading

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Tell LGBT Youth “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage has created the itgetsbetterproject on YouTube to reach out to LGBT youth at risk for suicide. Continue reading

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