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Professor Uses Workshop to Promote LGBT, Minority Awareness

by Lydia Lum | June 15, 2015 Annual LGBTQ conference encourages educators from around the country to share best practices an Read more

HBCUs Not Rushing to Embrace LGBTQA Issues of Staff and Students

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 23, 2014
Experts say HBCUs are not faring well overall when it comes to ensuring that members of the LGB [...] Read more

College Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Still Happy About His Decision to Come Out Last Year

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 20, 2014
When Derrick Gordon decided last April to become the first openly gay player in Division I men [...] Read more

HBCUs Taking Concrete Steps to Support LGBTQA Students

by Catherine Morris | October 19, 2014
As times and student demographics change, HBCUs will be increasingly challenged to ensure that [...] Read more

HBCUs Awarded Funds to Promote LGBTQ Inclusion

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 2, 2014
Four HBCUs, with the support of the Human Rights Campaign and Promised Land Films, are working [...] Read more

Expert Sees AAPI Churches, Elders as Keys to LGBT Inclusion in Higher Ed

by Lydia Lum | June 30, 2014
A former evangelical minister, Jess Delegencia led a conference session last week examining the [...] Read more

HBCUs Challenged to Address LGBT, Diversity Issues

by Jamal Watson | June 19, 2014
Leaders at HBCU Student Success Summit say that they are making progress, but their campuses re [...] Read more

From Classroom to Community, Professor Advocates for Social Justice

by Pearl Stewart | May 11, 2014
Dr. Matthew Lee of James Madison University heads the Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies Lab [...] Read more

LGBT Organizations Step Up for College Athletes

by Jamal E. Mazyck | May 8, 2014
Experts say collegiate athletes are often at a loss when it comes to LGBTQ outreach and educati [...] Read more

Author Janet Mock Propels Transgender Conversations in Academia

by Lois Elfman | April 24, 2014
Janet Mock’s memoir inspires academic exploration of transgender issues and helps shape the e [...] Read more

Human Rights Campaign HBCU LGBT Summit Fosters New Leaders

by Jamal E. Mazyck | November 7, 2013
30 LGBT student leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Human Rights Campai [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Supporting LGBT College Students

by Matthew Lynch | October 20, 2013
Dr. Victor Schwartz of The Jed Foundation offers advice on how college students and campuses ca [...] Read more

Lavender Law Conference to Address Landmark SCOTUS Decisions

by Lois Elfman | August 8, 2013
The upcoming conference of the National LGBT Bar Association will give academics a chance to di [...] Read more

Support Grows for Gay Athletes at UGA

by Marc Weiszer, The Athens Banner-Herald | July 21, 2013
Though student-athletes at the University of Georgia are not publicly revealing their sexual or [...] Read more

Educators Discuss Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Students

by Lydia Lum | June 30, 2013
The “Expanding the Circle” summer institute offered best practices and initiatives in acade [...] Read more
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