Posts Tagged as ‘legislation’

b-activists: Young people across the country get involved with The DREAM Act

Following years of discussion surrounding The DREAM Act (The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act,) lawmakers are finally facing a vote on the issue in the upcoming lame duck session of Congress. The DREAM Act, legislation drafted by both Republicans and Democrats, would give smart, motivated and passionate students, who were brought to [...]

December 3, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Is the internet killing our kids?

One year ago 11-year-old Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover hung himself after months of daily bullying at school, including repeated taunts of him being gay. The incessant bullying that pushed Carl to commit suicide had continued at his school in spite of his mother’s repeated pleas to the school’s higher-ups to deal with the problem. Later that [...]

April 7, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

our daily chirp: @NCLRights-Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate Obsolete

Here’s a brave response to the unending debate around gay marriage. Read the tweet & the associated article that our friends @NCLRights (National Center for Lesbian Rights) posted: Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate ObsoleteĀ  http://bit.ly/2jUyD. In this article, Washington Post columnist, Petula Dvorak, laughs at the opposition to gay marriage so prevalent in the Washington, [...]

September 4, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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