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TransAction Spotlight - Ashley Brundage

Ashley Brundage
TransAction Advisory Board Spotlight

State Department makes sea change on LGBT rights



[Note: Great article plus it features our own David Johnson, a professor at USF and author of the “The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government.']

Powerful, Gorgeous Video Sends Hopeful Message to LGBT Youth


Stunning voices brought together to stand up to bullying. Enjoy and share.



FAMU Board Called on to Add LGBT Protections


In the wake of the hazing murder of Robert Championa gay student at Florida A & M University, students and community leaders are calling on the university to adopt a strong anti-discrimination/bullying policy. Equality Florida Executive Director Nadine Smith spoke to FAMU President Ammons and legal counsel for the university in advance of the meeting to call for the policy change. The administration agreed to bring the proposal to the board.

Observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honors the memory of those murdered because of transphobia, or the fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people, is recognized annually on November 20.

Tampa Bay Rays Take A Stand Against Bullying

The Rays’ video features two-time All Star outfielder Johnny Damon, outfielders BJ Upton and Sam Fuld, second baseman Sean Rodriguez and manager Joe Maddon. In the video Damon shares a story about how he was consistently bullied when he was younger for stuttering but was able to overcome it


Reggae Artist Mista Majah P Takes on Homophobia

International reggae artist Mista Majah P formerly known Major P has released the world’s first pro-gay reggae album.

Justice for Ryan Skipper

Hate crimes and intolerance inspire new support services for LGBT communities

Release Date: 
July 20, 2011

Hate crimes and intolerance inspire new support services for LGBT communities


The Florida Independent

By Marcos Restrepo | 07.20.11 | 4:29 pm


Florida LGBT advocates tell The Florida Independent that despite efforts to fill the lack of social services for their communities, problems like bullying, underreported hate crimes and homeless youth continue to rise.