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Trinidad and Tobago: A nation in the closet

By Maykel González Vivero – The Institute for War & Peace Reporting Jowelle de Souza is Trinidad and Tobago’s most high-profile transgender person. The political and animal rights campaigner lives in San Fernando, the country’s second city, where she owns a beauty salon and is well known as a civil society activist. But her public […]

Atlanta Fire Rescue Department launches inclusivity initiative, LGBT liaison positions

— from Georgia Voice by Dallas Duncan Atlanta Fire Rescue Chief Joel Baker believes in an “’ism-free workplace.” “No sexism, no racism, no nepotism, no cronyism,” he said. “What can I do to set that tone?” The answer? Introduce diversity and inclusivity initiatives geared toward women, Hispanics and the LGBT community. “I have not witnessed […]

Hampton University welcomes their first LGBTQ organization

HuffPost | Matthew Gates, Broadcast Journalism Student at Hampton University On Feb. 4, 2016, us students at Hampton University received notice that our first LGBTQ organization was approved by administration. We call our organization “Mosaic,” an acronym defined as “Motivating Open-minded Social Acceptance and Inspiring Change.” This group is a safe space for queer Hampton […]