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ethiopienne:

in other news!
adventuresofcomicbookgirl:

Some of this is taken from other posts. An alternative ladies makin’ history collage.
Mary Gonzalez is the Representative-elect for Texas and will be the first openly pansexual official in the United States. She acknowledged the existence of non-binary identities when she came out.
Mazie Hirono is the Senator Elect from Hawaii and will be the first Asian-American woman in the Senate.
Tammy Duckworth is the Representative-elect for Illinois. She lost both her legs in the Iraq War and will be the first disabled female veteran elected to the House.

ethiopienne:

in other news!
adventuresofcomicbookgirl:

Some of this is taken from other posts. An alternative ladies makin’ history collage.
Mary Gonzalez is the Representative-elect for Texas and will be the first openly pansexual official in the United States. She acknowledged the existence of non-binary identities when she came out.
Mazie Hirono is the Senator Elect from Hawaii and will be the first Asian-American woman in the Senate.
Tammy Duckworth is the Representative-elect for Illinois. She lost both her legs in the Iraq War and will be the first disabled female veteran elected to the House.

ethiopienne:

in other news!
adventuresofcomicbookgirl:

Some of this is taken from other posts. An alternative ladies makin’ history collage.
Mary Gonzalez is the Representative-elect for Texas and will be the first openly pansexual official in the United States. She acknowledged the existence of non-binary identities when she came out.
Mazie Hirono is the Senator Elect from Hawaii and will be the first Asian-American woman in the Senate.
Tammy Duckworth is the Representative-elect for Illinois. She lost both her legs in the Iraq War and will be the first disabled female veteran elected to the House.

ethiopienne:

in other news!
adventuresofcomicbookgirl:

Some of this is taken from other posts. An alternative ladies makin’ history collage.
Mary Gonzalez is the Representative-elect for Texas and will be the first openly pansexual official in the United States. She acknowledged the existence of non-binary identities when she came out.
Mazie Hirono is the Senator Elect from Hawaii and will be the first Asian-American woman in the Senate.
Tammy Duckworth is the Representative-elect for Illinois. She lost both her legs in the Iraq War and will be the first disabled female veteran elected to the House.

ethiopienne:

in other news!

adventuresofcomicbookgirl:

Some of this is taken from other posts. An alternative ladies makin’ history collage.

Mary Gonzalez is the Representative-elect for Texas and will be the first openly pansexual official in the United States. She acknowledged the existence of non-binary identities when she came out.

Mazie Hirono is the Senator Elect from Hawaii and will be the first Asian-American woman in the Senate.

Tammy Duckworth is the Representative-elect for Illinois. She lost both her legs in the Iraq War and will be the first disabled female veteran elected to the House.

(Source: ladyloveandjustice)


amandus:

NY Gov. Cuomo is proposing a budget plan that will affect homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. On July 1st, he will eliminate 1/3 of youth shelter beds and force youth back onto the streets of New York.
Click here to sign the petition against Gov. Cuomo’s budget plan or call Gov. Cuomo’s office at (518) 474-8390 and leave a message.
Donate money online here.
Donate supplies to:
Ali Forney Center224 West 35th St., Suite 1102New York, NY 10001
LGBT youth make up 40% of the homeless population
1,000+ are without shelter every night
320,000 to 400,000 become homeless every year
14.4 is the average age gay or lesbian youth become homeless
13.5 is the average age transgender youth become homeless
20% are infected with HIV/AIDS
50% attempt or commit suicide
58% have been sexually abused
78% were discriminated against in homeless shelters
Statistics based on various NY studies here and here.
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amandus:

NY Gov. Cuomo is proposing a budget plan that will affect homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. On July 1st, he will eliminate 1/3 of youth shelter beds and force youth back onto the streets of New York.

Click here to sign the petition against Gov. Cuomo’s budget plan or call Gov. Cuomo’s office at (518) 474-8390 and leave a message.

Donate money online here.

Donate supplies to:

Ali Forney Center
224 West 35th St., Suite 1102
New York, NY 10001

  • LGBT youth make up 40% of the homeless population
  • 1,000+ are without shelter every night
  • 320,000 to 400,000 become homeless every year
  • 14.4 is the average age gay or lesbian youth become homeless
  • 13.5 is the average age transgender youth become homeless
  • 20% are infected with HIV/AIDS
  • 50% attempt or commit suicide
  • 58% have been sexually abused
  • 78% were discriminated against in homeless shelters

Statistics based on various NY studies here and here.