GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that they believed too frequently allowed its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students to be bullied or discriminated against, or to fall through the cracks. Over 25 years […]
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their families through litigation, legislation, policy and public education. Founded in 1977, NCLR serves as a nonprofit, public-interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the […]
October is LGBT History Month and Thursday, October 20th is Spirit Day - the leading campaign to end bullying in the LGBT community. When I think of spirit, I think of cheerleaders, and when I think of cheerleaders, I think of the 1999 Jamie Babbit film "But I'm a Cheerleader" - a perfect reason to […]
In 2000, the Asian American and independent film worlds were finally treated to long-rumored film that had been in the works for a number of years, Gene Cajayon’s Filipino American coming of age drama, “The Debut”.