Broader national issues like the legal battles over same-sex marriage have brought LGBTQA issues to the forefront.
They have dedicated resources, spaces on campuses and even administrative positions to promote LGBTQA issues.
Lettman-Hicks, executive director and CEO of the National Black Justice Coalition, a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black LGBTQA individuals.
Though HBCUs have a long history of being culturally and religiously conservative, guidelines established by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) make it illegal for colleges and universities--particularly public ones--to discriminate against LGBTQA employees.
To identify, address, and advocate for the needs of LGBTQA
students in the STEM fields,
Like the workshop, their exhibitor booth was hugely successful, and a significant number of attendees expressed excitement for an organization that focused on STEM disciplines for LGBTQA
I'm emboldened," said Alex Esparza, co-director of the LGBTQA
One of the only ways to give any response is, however, to get beyond the vitriol, and focus on who we are as a nation, as a community, and as a citizenry, and for those of us that comprise the LGBTQA
community, a creative force.
What should those of us in the LGBTQA
Yes, I know, I did write about pride in my previous editorial column, but I think we in the LGBTQA
community are too dismissive of the whole notion of "pride.
This is a must-read for anyone, but especially for those of us in the LGBTQA
community, as it is a part of our collected history, and it is testament to the strength and vitality of this community as well.
We must always remember that it is up to all of us in the LGBTQA
community to never back down, never stop being ourselves, and most importantly always being true to ourselves.