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National Ally week to raise awareness of anti-gay bullying, promote safe schools

Monday, October 18, 2010
Monday marks the beginning of the sixth annual National Ally Week aimed at raising awareness to school-yard bulling and to aid in making schools safer for students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. [ Read more → ]
LGBTQ youth are more prone to depression and suicide due to bullying and discrimination in school

Saving LGBTQ youth should be our top priority

Monday, July 19, 2010
As we fight for equal rights, we should be careful not to become so engrossed in the issues that we forget where we came from, the place that shaped us into who we are and motivates us even now to defeat bigotry and hate. [ Read more → ]
Lopez (Photo: Fresno City College Rampage)

Fresno college: Instructor violated policy with anti-gay teachings

Friday, March 19, 2010
Fresno City College officials said they plan to take action against an instructor accused of presenting religious-based and anti-gay views as fact in a health class. Campus administrators have concluded [...] [ Read more → ]
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ACLU says Fresno college health instructor teaching anti-gay views

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
An instructor at Fresno City College is under fire over his alleged teachings about homosexuality. The American Civil Liberties Union charged Monday that instructor Bradley Lopez is wrongly presenting religious-based and anti-gay views as fact in an introductory health class, and demanded the campus ensure... [ Read more → ]

Education department official expresses regret for controversial incident

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
A senior official of the Department of Education expressed regret Wednesday for an incident that happened when he was a young teacher in the late 1980s, saying he should have handled it differently, but that society could benefit from his error, reports ABC News. Kevin... [ Read more → ]
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