KGLP Slide Show

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

National News

Alaska's Department of Natural Resources head wants to stop "conserving and protecting" the state's natural resources. The new mission statement proposed removes those words, and keeps the word "develop."
The commissioner of the state's Department of Natural Resources wants to change the agency's mission statement, and the proposed changed is not sitting well with at least one lawmaker and conservation groups who are worried about a pro-development bent.
Safe and Caring Schools new publication for Two Spirit Youth: A Guide for Teachers and Parents. Available online for free or hard copies can be requested
MacArthur 'Genius' Tiya Miles does pioneering research on the relationship between Cherokee Indians and African-Americans. She speaks with host Michel Martin about shedding light on the unexplored history of Native American and African-American slavery in Michigan.
Floridians are voting now for whom they prefer as the GOP Presidential challenger to President Barack Obama. Polls in Florida are open until 7 p.m. local time. Will you be watching the results as they come in tonight?
Floridians are voting now for whom they prefer as the GOP Presidential challenger to President Barack Obama. Polls in Florida are open until 7 p.m. local time.
Women's Music History - Tret Fure, Meg Christian, Cris Williamson, Vicki Randle, Peggy Gilbert, Alix Dobkin, Chevala Vargas and Margie Adam
imru.posterous.comWomens Music Podcast by Sheri Lunn Listen on Posterous Podcast Date: January 30, 2012 - Written and Produced by Sheri Lunn This special edition of IMRU features a brief history of Women's Music and a long-form interview with Tret Fure . 
If our LGBTQ community organizations are working with youth, are they also making room for youth voice at the decision-making-table? Check out these updates from the Creating Change Conference:
Over 2,000 people showed up at the annual Creating Change conference in Baltimore to talk about building an inclusive agenda for queer activists and allies.
Do you know someone who fits one of the descriptions below?
• They helped propel the LGBTQ movement in the Pacific NW forward
• They are a role model to the local queer community
• Their actions have somehow made it safer and easier for LGBTQ people to be themselves
• They have contributed to the growth of the LGBTQ movement in the Pacific NW

Nominate them for the 2012 Queer Heroes NW Award! For additional information, please email Deadline is March 1!
RIP, Camilla Williams.
The musical pioneer was ninety-two years old. 
They’re Singing ‘The Fracking Song’ All Over the World

Not long ago, fracking was an obscure method of extracting oil and natural gas. Then the videos started showing up of people lighting their tap water on fire! Read more:
January 2012 report by Fighting Injustice to Reach Equality, or FIRE, initiative explores the intersections of race, economics, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

"Black gay and transgender Americans in particular experience stark social, economic, and health disparities compared to the general population and their straight black and white gay counterparts."
The Sprout of the Popular Potato

The potato nourished American Indians for centuries, long before Spaniards brought the spuds to Europe. Read the story:

Article here...

No comments:

Post a Comment