Chris Jarvis


White House Endorses Student Non-Discrimination Act

Courtesy Metro Weekly… The White House today announced that President Obama is endorsing the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) and Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA), two bills pending in Congress to address bullying and discrimination faced by students across the nation. The SSIA would amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying- …

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Bulldog Pride Fund Events

Celebrate at Springtini! Sat. April 28th • 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Park Place Shopping Center • Palm & Nees Food, beverages & fashion • $25 advance • $30 day of Partial proceeds benefit the Bulldog Pride Fund • PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS ONLINE: LINK: • Unable to attend, but would like to make a donation …

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Iowa Teen Suicide

“Mom, you don’t know how it feels to be hated.” That’s the message 14-year-old Kenneth Weishuhn Jr. had for his mother, shortly before he killed himself. The 14 year old had recently come out of the closet and was ostracized by others in his school. A Facebook page was started to persecute him and he …

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Harvey Milk Hope Award

Good afternoon! It is joy and delight to introduce the inaugural Harvey Milk Hope Award recipient and scholar: MICHELLE HENDERSON SWIFT, Class of 2013. She will receive a $2,000 scholarship in the 2012-13 academic year and will be publically recognized at the Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala on Sept. 28th at the Save Mart Center. …

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Transgender Pageant Victory

Jenna Talackova, the transgender woman recently at odds with the Miss Universe Pageant, looks to have been successful in her efforts to have the rules of the pageant changed so that transgender females will be allowed to participate in the competition. Talackova and her lawyer, Gloria Allred, plan to move forward in hopes of getting …

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