Happy Pride Month! 50 years ago, LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer) communities could not live as openly as they do today without fear of harassment. Back then, members of these communities had a few places such as bars where they could socialize and feel safe. However, these establishments were subjected to frequent harassment by police. But thanks to the fearless bravery of Black (and white), trans and bisexual womxn, many more LGBTQ+ community members can now show the world that they’re proud to be who they are!
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Juneteenth marks the day that slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that they were free – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation ending the practice of slavery was signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. The proclamation made clear “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states fighting in the civil war “are, and henceforward shall be free.”
Meet Asian Deaf women Nayo Franck and Leang Ngo, two members of the core team of a platform called “You Finish Eat?”
Written By___We asked and you answered. In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month we asked you to tell us about your favorite deaf-owned AAPI businesses and your responses were overwhelming! Below are the businesses that were shared.Asian Hungry Asian...
As part of the CSD Unites Community Foundation’s latest cohort of COVID-19 Emergency Response micrograntees, DeafHope was awarded $10,000 for their project titled, “Ensuring Survivors’ Safety Through Economic Security (ESSTES),” which will provide financial support to Deaf survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence.
In honor of Pride Month 2021, we’ve compiled several online communities for friends and allies to connect and learn.
This month marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), first nationally recognized in 2001.
Celebrating Women’s History Month by learning about six Deaf women who’ve achieved big firsts for our community and the world!
Black Deaf people exist all across the globe. Unearth the rich diversity of Black Deaf across the diaspora people by watching their stories.