Topics :: education

Check Out These Scholarships and Grants for LGBT Students

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Life can be difficult for a struggling college student living off Cup Noodle and cereal. With the new school year quickly approaching, students find themselves worrying about their financial situation.

Back to School: A Course Catalog

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 24, 2013
A Guide to Your Local LGBT Community Center’s Continuing Education Programs

Study: Gay Educators Less Likely to Confront Homophobia

By Michael Cox | Thursday Aug 1, 2013
A new U.S. study found LGBT educators are less likely to confront homophobia in their schools for fear of drawing attention to themselves and putting their careers at risk.

Education Bill ReWrite Would Protect Gay Students

By Philip Elliott | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
Buried in the proposed rewrite of the nation’s massive education law are protections for gay and lesbian students that its supporters liken to the landmark 1972 protections for the rights of female athletes in high school and college.

Alicia Keys Campaigns For HIV Education

By Stacy A. Anderson | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Alicia Keys says she wants to spark a global conversation about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

GLSEN Mass. Conference Works to Teach Respect

By Tony Hobday | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
The Mar. 30 GLSEN conference at MIT brought together students, educators, parents and advocates, for a daylong block of workshops teaching a more inclusive curriculum.

FAU Professor Teaching Class on LGBT and the Media

By Dylan Bouscher | Wednesday Nov 28, 2012
Although Fejes credits the AIDS crisis with mobilizing the LGBT community, his class reviews a history of activism starting before the Stonewall riots in 1969.

Naked for a Cause

Saturday Aug 25, 2012
NakedĀ®, an environmentally friendly men’s underwear brand, was created to support its mission of providing post-secondary education to students in developing countries.

Santorum Visits Tenn. College After Changing in Its LGBT Policies

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Mar 3, 2012
Rick Santorum recently visited Belmont University in Nashville, soon after the school suffered a scandal that forced it to change its nondiscrimination policies. Meanwhile, Tennessee’s anti-gay "Don’t Say Gay Bill" has been posponed for three weeks.

U.K. Government Defends Catholic Schools’ ’Homophobic’ Booklet

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 24, 2012
Michael Gove, Britain’s secretary of state for education, said that Catholic schools can use a booklet that teaches the Church’s views on homosexuality and that it does not go against the Equality Act.