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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 […]

Study participants needed: Oppression and the well-being of diverse LGBQ People

Teachers College at Columbia University is currently working on a study focused on the experiences of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer individuals and how these experiences may be related to well-being and are looking for participants. Participants will be asked to complete an Internet survey. In order to participate, one must:      Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]