Category: Politics

Politics

Vote: An Educator’s Call To Action

  Facebook Outrage I find it interesting what people latch onto and why. Right now, all over Facebook, I am seeing the image of the tweet pictured here. I grabbed this myself from Twitter because I wanted to make sure it was legit. Here’s the link to the tweet. I can see why educators have an emotional response to this particular conservative far-right Republican’s hot take. It’s demeaning and meant to rile all of us up. What amazes me though is not the tweet or the fact I’ve seen it a dozen times already on Facebook being shared and shared again.Continue reading

Equity Diversity & Inclusion, Politics

The Equality Act

*Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not express the views or opinions of my employer. As a cisgender bisexual woman (she/hers), the Equality Act is important to me. In this post, I will provide resources and information for educators and others on this landmark civil rights legislation as it makes its way through the 117th U.S. Congress. Similar bills have been proposed since the 1970s, but the modern version of the Equality Act was proposed in the 116th U.S. Congress. It passed the United States House on May 17, 2019 in a bipartisan 236–173 vote. However, the SenateContinue reading