Month: June 2024

Our Voices blog

The Significance of the Pink Triangle

A Dark History At the turn of the 20th century, despite the German Criminal Code banning homosexuality, Germany had a thriving LGBTQ community. In Berlin alone, there were over one hundred queer bars, cafes, clubs, and organizations. Queer publications were plentiful and LGBTQ activists fought for a more equitable society.  However, as the Nazis rose to power, hostility towards LGBTQ people – especially gay men – increased, as they considered homosexuals to be a detriment to their...


The Biden Administration has issued important new federal regulations barring anti-LGBTQ discrimination in education and health care. 

Here’s what they mean for you. If the term “federal regulations” doesn’t feel all that relevant or interesting to you, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The term does perhaps sound a little dry and boring.  But, as it turns out, federal regulations are actually very important and shape many aspects of our lives, even if we’re not aware of it.  Recently, two federal agencies – the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services – issued important new...