|I've been trying to get a good shot of a LGBTQ Pride flag flapping in the breeze for a long time now, and 2013 was the year I got this one - and I'm pretty happy with it!|
What a year!
Looking back at over 250 posts here on this blog, there's a lot to dive back into. Here are some of my favorites,
A Year To Use Our Power For Good - Josh and Brent from The Amazing Race do something Amazing For a Gay Teen
Obama's inauguration speech - Gay people are included, but what about transgender people?
The Point Foundation offers Scholarships and mentors for LGBTQ students!
16-Year-old Ashley Makes Everyone In Her School feel Beautiful for a Day
How History Gets Re-Written: The USA's Civil War
Noah, a 15-year-old, his two moms, and the spoken word poem that blew me away
"I Hugged a man in his underwear" - a religious man attends Gay Pride to apologize
Not all Trans people feel "trapped" in the wrong body
A High School's "Cutest Couple" is two guys!
Our Intern Aaron's great Manga reviews!
Jack Adraka is a 16 year old openly gay scientist
Laurent Linn gives us the scoop on Patricia Polacco's 25th Anniversary Edition of "The Keeping Quilt"
My highlights from President Obama's speech on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Debunking "Before" and "After" Transformation Photos
Totally Biased - The God Debate
Empowering Diversity is Universal
Sissy Goodwin Stands Out, And Stands Up, in Wyoming
Asexual Awareness Week
Episode 1: The YA Explosion and Episode 2: Creepy, Wacky... and True of the public radio show I've been working on (as producer, writer and on-air contributor), KID LIT With Lisa Loeb!
The Top 7 Lessons I Learned about blogging Kid's and Teen Literature at #KidLitCon13
My Thanksgiving Resolution
Toy Shopping, Gender-Neutral Style
You can watch short films I loved (like The Language of Love) and music videos I wanted to sing along to (like All American Boy) and performances that were awesome (like this drag performance of Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham)
And of course you can check out the over 120 new-to-this-blog books with LGBTQ teen characters and themes (check out the lists in the left hand column!)
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2014!
I'll see you back here with new posts on Monday, January 6, 2014.
Namaste (the light in me recognizes and acknowledges the light in every one of you),