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"How and Why I Became an LGBT Ally"

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I remember the first time I ever heard someone call a gay man the "F-word." It was 1995. I was 16 and visiting… Read More

Brazilians to Government:<br />
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It all supposedly started because of a hike in bus fares that is the equivalent of $.10 in USD. However, Brazilians are quick to clarify that the… Read More

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What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of American Girl Place? “Only White girls go there”… Read More

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