Category Archive: Activism

On the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, We Must Sing Each Other’s Songs

On Wednesday, August 28, the world will come together to celebrate and rejoice in the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington – a culminating of nearly 100 years of protest against the… Continue reading

Scholar Noël Gordon Returns from Trip Working on HIV/AIDS Prevention in Jamaica

Notes from a Jamaican Son Prior to coming on this trip, I had to write up several grant proposals explaining why I wanted to travel to Jamaica. After a lot of self-reflection, I wrote that:… Continue reading

Scholar Jake Rostovsky Starts Transgender Nonprofit

Ever since I transitioned, I knew that I wanted to dedicate my life to helping the transgender community in all possible ways. Since I was fifteen I’ve wanted to work in the transgender… Continue reading

Larry King/Jeffrey Fashion Cares Point Scholar Noël Gordon Plans Trip to Jamaica to Work on HIV/AIDS

This spring I hope to travel to Kingston, Jamaica with Dr. Nesha Haniff, a professor of Women’s Studies and African and Afro-American Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her work focuses on… Continue reading

Alum Brett Janecek Raises Funds for AIDS Project LA

In Early December, I completed the 26.2 mile Honolulu Marathon in 3 hours and 54 minutes – raising $3,800 for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). APLA serves more than 11,000 clients with first-rate HIV/AIDS… Continue reading

Raise Up LGBT Awareness Program

Last November, I started my own LGBT awareness program in my hometown of Jasper, Indiana. My friend, Sarah Barry, and I created Raise Up because we couldn’t get a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) started… Continue reading