Photo by Elisabeth Ponsot. She recalled one incident in , when she overheard several people at a corner bodega threaten a group of transgender women who had moved into her Southeast Queens neighborhood. Later on, one of the women was badly beaten. Harassment against gay, lesbian and transgender individuals has received considerable media coverage over the past few years, as a wave of suicides — including the death of year-old Tyler Clementi , a student at Rutgers University who jumped off the George Washington Bridge in — called into question what protective policies, if any, might stave off tragic outcomes. Nowhere are these preventative measures more critical, activists argue, than in the classrooms, hallways and schoolyards where students spend around 1, hours each year. In , more than 7 million U.
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As their side project grew from a Facebook group into a blog into a website, the couple realized they had bridged a gap in local culture. Some developments are universal, such as the advent of social networking sites, to which he attributes the disappearance of gay bars and gay bookstores in the region. As Big Gay Hudson Valley grew, so did its strategies for connecting the community.
As a survivor of domestic violence, she uses her experience and her education in criminal justice to help victims navigate the system and use it in a positive way to help families restore their lives. Josie is also known as the creator of The Bride's March, a miles journey in a wedding gown to raise awareness about domestic violence. Contact Josie at myhosiashton aol. She earned her Ph. She conducts research in whiteness studies, feminist theory, and anti-racist pedagogy and is interested in studying identity and power dynamics, especially in terms of the academy and community service collaborations.
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mindbr 1 month ago
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