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Tips for Organizations

Alison Aubrecht of the Facundo Element offers some great tips and things to be mindful of for those who lead and participate in organizations. In ASL with subtitles.

Angela Davis: “The Indivisibility of Justice”

Internationally renowned author, educator and social justice activist, Dr. Angela Davis, spoke to a standing room only crowd at Gallaudet University’s Elstad Auditorium on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013.

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UndocuQueers: Undocumented and Unafraid, Queer and Unashamed

I AM UNDOCUQUEER

Undocumented and unafraid

Queer and unashamed

“Because rising from injustice will only be realized when we can all proudly shout from the depths of our illuminated souls. Because the fire in our hearts burns stronger through love and self-worth. May we illuminate all shadows in the closet.” –Carlos

Debunking NOM’s Bigotry/Biology Ad

American Foundation for Equal Rights debunks the National Organization for Marriage’s (NOM) new video full of the usual crazy claims. Closed captioned.

First Person: Why I Oppose Minnesota’s Marriage Amendment

By Susan Masters

On Nov. 6, 2012, Minnesotans will vote on whether to change our state’s constitution to limit marriage to one man/one woman. As a Christian and Lutheran pastor, I strongly oppose this effort. This video is in ASL and offered for Minnesota’s deaf community to consider.

 

My Civil Rights are Not Up to Public Vote

My Civil Rights are Not Up to Public Vote

Blast from the Past: A protester holds up a sign protesting the passage of Proposition 8 in California. This photo was taken on November 15, 2009 during the National Protest Against Prop 8. Civil rights of a minority should never be voted on by the majority. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what will be happening in four states on November 6.  Be sure to get out and vote for equality and fairness.  Every vote counts!

 

Nelson Mandela

“Love comes more naturally…”

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background or his religion.  People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”  – Nelson Mandela

We're a Culture, Not a Costume Campaign

We’re a Culture, Not a Costume

It’s Halloween! Most of us love dressing up. If you’re planning to wear a costume today, please take a moment to think about what your costume represents. Is it racist? Is it offensive?