I love when companies recognize the power of their sponsorship dollars to make a point, and when they make sure that their values line up with those of the cause they’re putting their name on.Beers with a Social Conscious.
This is what’s called leveraging the power a media platform to speak up thoughtfully and clearly about issues that matter.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Duke was one of the first employers to make benefits available to same sex partners in 1994 as a way to be inclusive and supportive of the needs of all faculty and staff, and this support will continue. Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president of administration at Duke, following the approval of Amendment One in North Carolina.… Continue reading
Give me an artistic license so I can sing to my captors in Syria. Let me embroider an eiderdown pillow for the Rutgers gay student to fall onto under the George Washington Bridge. Let me create a magic dragon with a special cape to protect the young unarmed black teenage boy in Florida before he… Continue reading
Deborah Block, a fellow Tufts graduate with an admirable passion for promoting equality and understanding among peers, helped to found the nonprofit Athlete Ally. Along with founder Hudson Taylor, Deborah is committed to making sure that all athletes - regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or other defining trait - are treated with dignity and… Continue reading Interview with Deborah Block of Athlete Ally
And to people of all nations, I say supporting human rights is your responsibility too. The lives of gay people are shaped not only by laws, but by the treatment they receive every day from their families, from their neighbors. Eleanor Roosevelt, who did so much to advance human rights worldwide, said that these rights… Continue reading
This incredible documentary podcast by Jay Frosting featuring Ashley is an audio and visual commentary on a transgender girl’s transition and her adventures becoming a girl. It’s well-constructed, completely genuine, smart, and innovative. I like that Jay and Ashley are longtime friends, and that the format is just a sincere conversation. It’s not trying to achieve anything… Continue reading Have you met Miss Gender?