Tumblr, we need you! A rogue Arizona State representative, John Kavanagh, wants to pass a bill that would thow trans people in jail for using public restrooms. Anyone could be asked for I.D. to “prove” their gender, and if there’s a discrepancy they could face a fine or jailtime.
When asked why the bill targeted trans people, Kavanagh explained that it’s because he thinks “they’re weird.” Outrageous.
We can stop this bill by taking action at www.allout.org/arizona and spreading the word far and wide. Will you help?
The U.S.A is….I don’t have the words.
The secrets of one of the most important archaeological sites in the world are unlocked at last.
Kennewick Man came from an ancestral Polynesian people and journeyed across the…
“Vikings have always been portrayed as very heinous people and I love (Michael Hirst’s) approach on it. It made them family people and really gave them reasons as to why they do what they do. I wanted to be a part of something that sort of proves the myth wrong and proves their reputation wrong.”
Her book is part of the Reading Together Book Project, which recruits local authors and illustrators to create culturally relevant books for children.
"Recruiting authors and illustrators to create culturally relevant books to keep children reading is the idea behind the Reading Together Book Project spearheaded by the Minnesota Humanities Center and the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans and supported by Minnesota taxpayers through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Thanks to that program, author Vang paired up with book illustrator Aimee Hagerty Johnson to produce “Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon,’’ a chapter book geared for third grade and older children. So did May Lee Yang, who wrote “The Imaginary Day,’’ which was illustrated by Anne Sawyer-Aitch.
“If people see themselves reflected in a book or movies or music, they’re more engaged,’’ says Vang in explaining why she wrote her story about a little Hmong-American girl who — not unlike its author – struggles to preserve her heritage yet yearns to rise above traditional gender roles in the Hmong culture."
If I hear this one more time this year!!! #teacherproblems #historyteacher #education #theearthisreallyold #middleschool