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Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM EDT
Terry learned about the importance of working for my community from his mom and dad, and he has applied that lesson everyday for the past 20 years as he helped out the 33,000 people a week that seek shelter at LGBT Community Centers.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 11:18 AM EDT
JJ Kahle works to eliminate homophobia and transphobia from our educational environment as headlines throughout the United States painfully remind us, the consequences of the educational community turning a blind eye to bullying and harassment of students are starkly inadequate, negligent, and at times, fatal.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 4:56 PM EDT
The White House honors Champions of Change who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of LGBT people across the country, representing countless other individuals and organizations who are equally dedicated to equal rights for LGBT people.
Posted byon July 16, 2012 at 4:41 PM EDT
Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh shares Hepatitis B awareness tools for AAPI communities, who comprise over half of Americans living with chronic Hepatitis B.
Posted byon July 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
One year ago today, President Obama visited with an icon of the civil rights movement in the Oval Office
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM EDT
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 6:34 PM EDT
Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanderson, travels to Seattle, Washington and learns about the AAPI community's history, programs and organizations, and cultural institutions.
Posted byon July 9, 2012 at 2:28 PM EDT
The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on AAPIs welcome more than 150 student leaders for a briefing on bullying prevention, campus and community engagement, social media, higher education resources, and careers in the federal government.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM EDT
The Central Intelligence Agency hosted a panel discussion of CIA senior leaders as part of the 2012 June Pride Month event, highligting the theme: “Inclusion for All, Celebrating with Pride.”
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT
Mr. Malnak’s swearing-in took on special significance as it marked the first time a same-sex partner of a new USAID Mission Director participated in the event by holding the copy of the U.S. Constitution.