Field Notes: Students Lead the Way

Field Notes: Students Lead the Way

No matter what’s been on your mind lately, it now inevitably includes thoughts about gun violence in our communities. This is a complicated issue, especially in the South where hunting and recreational gun use are part of the culture. But the debate is shifting considerably compared to the aftermath of past shootings as a direct result of southern, small town (and often queer) students. Continue reading “Field Notes: Students Lead the Way”

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Field Notes: Where We Are, Where We’re Going

Field Notes: Where We Are, Where We’re Going

We’re one month into the new year and have been spending a lot of time in communities talking to everyday people about the struggles they face. In our own organizational growth, it’s been a challenge to keep all of our supporters informed, but expect to see more regular communication about the work we’re doing. Continue reading “Field Notes: Where We Are, Where We’re Going”

Racism Underscores Need for #MoreThanMarriage

Racism Underscores Need for #MoreThanMarriage

Celebrating victories is a crucial part of social justice work. It serves as a form of self-care in the greater struggle, but we must remain cognizant of the work left to be done. June 26th will go down in history as the day marriage equality was won, but it also presented us with strong reminders that this is only the first step.

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