Posts Tagged as ‘blisted’

because we found it: TODAY! The ‘It Gets Better Project’ book for LGBT youth launches

Today, the ‘It Gets Better Project’ is officially launching their book It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living.   The org, started by Dan Savage and partner Terry Miller, was in response to the spate of suicides in 2010 by gay teens who were facing continued harassment.  According to the [...]

March 22, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Dan Savage is the man behind the campaign that tells gay youth #It Gets Better

“If there are 14, 15, 16 year olds…12, 13 year olds watching this video, what I would love you to take away from it really is that IT GETS BETTER. However bad it is now, it gets better. And it can get great, it can get awesome. Your life can be amazing but you have [...]

October 1, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: TODAY – learn what IVAWA means to end violence against women

Today, the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) is scheduled for mark-up in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wed, Sept. 29. Violence against women and girls represents a global health, economic development, and human rights problem. At least one out of every three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in [...]

September 29, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Join the dialogue that supports sanity not extremism

Aren’t you tired of all the extremist rhetoric that is so lightly thrown about nowadays? Here are some ways that you can do something about it. The controversy over the so called “ground zero mosque” is just one illustration of the extreme sentiments that often frame issues within today’s highly charged media landscape, especially with [...]

September 20, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

gadgets for good: Google’s Person Finder helping Chile and Haiti earthquake victims

Google has launched Person Finder, a way for loved ones to find each other in the aftermath of 2010′s Chile and Haiti earthquakes. Indeed, traditional relief efforts in the form of medical care, shelter, food and water are invaluable, but Google has come up with a different kind of aid. The Person Finder tool, available [...]

March 4, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: VOTE for Breakthrough’s Bell Bajao! campaign against domestic violence!

Breakthrough’s much-talked about campaign on domestic violence, Bell Bajao! has asked tens of thousands to take a stand against domestic violence in their communities and now we need your vote! Please VOTE for Bell Bajao! on the Ashoka Changemakers site – they are searching for the most innovative solutions to raise awareness about gender-based violence.  The winner [...]

February 24, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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