Tag Archives: Sustainability

Faces For Equality: Warren Scherer (The Consortium)

Name: Warren Scherer Age: 28 Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Occupation: Program Coordinator, LGBT Resource Center, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Why I Found Him at Creating Change: Warren is one of my many fabulous colleagues in the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Like the work Terry, Lisa, and Vanessa do with community LGBT centers, professionals […]

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Faces For Equality: Urvashi Nagrani (UCSB)

Name: Urvashi “Urvi” Nagrani Age: 22 Hometown: Los Altos, CA Occupation: Film & Media Student , University of California, Santa Barbara Why I Found Her at Creating Change: Urvi is the quintessential student activist. At UCSB, she serves as the External Coordinator for the university’s Associated Student Queer Commission. As a funded officer, it’s her […]

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A Looooooong But Spirited Job Search

I write today from an airport terminal (follow my tweets if you want more personal detail). I am on my way to yet another on-campus interview. The job search is an interesting challenge to endure. It’s a tough market, student affairs is a narrow field, and I’m holding out for specific kinds of jobs within […]

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Faces For Equality: Matt Perfetuo and Steve Riggle

Names: Matt Perfetuo and Steve Riggle Ages: 27 and 29 Hometown: New York City, NY Occupations: Paralegal (Matt) and Actor (Steve) Why I Found Them at The NEM: Matt and Steve were kind enough to talk to me while Lady Gaga was speaking at the rally. We’ll all be able to say we knew exactly […]

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Ironically, My “This I Believe” Essay

If you’re not familiar, “This I Believe” is a project that encourages people to write about their core values in short essays.  It was a popular radio series in the 1950s that was brought back recently by NPR.  Anyone can contribute an essay, and NPR has selected some to be broadcast. Three years ago (May […]

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File #4

It’s back! You know you missed it. Here’s this week’s wrap-up of the charming propaganda provided by OneNewsNow. 3/13/09 – Steele disappoints conservatives on abortion, homosexuality This was too good to ignore.  I’m pretty sure everybody saw this… Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is under fire from social conservatives for telling GQ magazine that […]

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File #1

I mentioned last week that one of my readers signed me up to receive updates from OneNewsNow, a joke of a news organization associated with the American Family Association that provides the most conservatively biased accounts of news you can imagine.  Now, you don’t have to. They claim to pull their stories from AP News, […]

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