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Brooklyn Event Supports Point Foundation's LGBT Scholars

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 19
On Wednesday, February 25 in a private Williamsburg waterfront apartment, The Point Foundation Valedictorian Society will give Point Scholars and Alumni the chance to network.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

IFUW Affirms Girls' Education on Human Rights Day

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On December 10, Human Rights Day, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) draws global attention to the fundamental human right to education, which directly enhances sustainable development and is a critical means to combat poverty.

Check Out These Scholarships and Grants for LGBT Students

SAVING | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jun 22
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

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

Study: Gay Educators Less Likely to Confront Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Michael Cox | Aug 1
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

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott | Jun 5
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

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

GLSEN Mass. Conference Works to Teach Respect

LOCAL | By Tony Hobday | Apr 9
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

LOCAL | By Dylan Bouscher | Nov 28
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.

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