Monthly Archives: February 2016

Queer Poets: 10 Favorite Moments from Capturing Fire

Capturing Fire

Capturing Fire is an international spoken word and poetry that takes place in Washington DC.  Poets gather for panel discussions, workshops, performances, and of course a poetry slam.    Fortunately some of the best queer poetry performances over the years have been captured on video and have been viewed hundreds, some even thousands of times on youtube.  Our most popular video […]

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What We Know: LGBT Youth & Family Acceptance

LGBT Youth & Family Acceptance

The What We Know Project at Columbia Law School has released a new research analysis on what scholarly research says about the link between family acceptance and LGBT youth wellbeing.  Family rejection, and the fear of family rejection, has always been a major concern for LGBT Youth, particularly transgender and gender non-conforming youth.   And it’s a valid concern considering that in the […]

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United We Dream Unveils Largest Survey of LGBTQ Immigrant Community

United We Dream Report on LGBTQ Immigrants

United We Dream, the national network of immigrant youth, has just released its “No More Closets” report, the largest national survey of the LGBTQ immigrant community ever conducted. The report tells the collective and individual stories of some 461 individuals who self identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer and who are either born outside of the United States […]

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