By Steve Ahlquist on October 13, 2017
“The findings reveal disturbing patterns of mistreatment and discrimination and startling disparities between transgender people in the survey and the US population…”
Posted in Civil Rights, Featured, Health Care, Homelessness, Housing, Inequality, Labor, LGBTQ, Providence, Tennesse | Tagged 2015 US Transgender Survey, ACLU, Ethan Huckel, GLAD, National Center for Transgender Equality, Rhode Island Commission on Human Rights, Rhode Island Department of Education, ride, TGI Network | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on July 30, 2017
Carly Crystal is a combat veteran discharged from the military just before the end of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and spent four years on the streets as a homeless veteran.
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Defense, Events, Featured, Health Care, Justice, LGBTQ, National News, News, Photos, Providence, Race & Racism, Rhode Island, State House, Video, Women, Youth | Tagged Carly Crystal, donald trump, Ethan Huckel, Jaye Watts, Milá Kingsley, Nika Lomazzo, Project Weber/RENEW, Tatiana Jones, TGI Network | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on December 29, 2016
The Boy Scouts of America “has no formal policy on gender identity, but their national spokesperson is stating that the BSA bases its membership on the sex on one’s birth certificate.”
Posted in Featured, Health Care, LGBTQ, National News, New Jersey, Religion, Youth | Tagged Boy Scouts of America, BSA, Cub Scouts Pack 87, don anderson, Eric Chamberlin, Ethan Huckel, Joe Maldonado, Justin Wilson, Kristie Maldonado, Narragansett Council of Boy Scouts, orthern New Jersey Council of Boy Scouts, Rhode Island State Council of Churches, RISCC, Scouts for Equality, TGI Network, Tim McCandless | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on November 21, 2016
Featured speaker Valerie Larkin said, “We’re tired of doing this every November 20th. I hope that someday we can all gather on a November 20th and celebrate the end of violence against the transgender community.”
By Ethan Huckel on June 15, 2016
The system is not broken. It is a system of oppression and it is working just fine… Oppression intersects in a vast web. A web that has been skillfully woven to keep power in the hands of the few.
By Steve Ahlquist on June 15, 2016
Rhode Island continues to respond to the terrible events that took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in beautiful, moving and powerful ways. Last night hundreds gathered at the Roger Williams National Memorial, the site of our state’s very first Pride event 40 years ago, in solidarity, mourning and empowerment.
Posted in Activism, Featured, Gun Control, LGBTQ, Youth | Tagged Donna Nesselbush, Ethan Huckel, Gina Raimondo, Jennifer Smith Boylan, jorge elorza, josh miller, Kate Monteiro, moms demand action, Nicholas Mattiello, Pulse, RI Council for Muslim Advancement, TGI Network of RI, YPI | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on June 1, 2016
“…using her birth name is both disrespectful and dangerous,” says Ethan Huckel of TGI Network of RI, “because it has the potential to out her as transgender. This is not only a violation of her privacy, but, depending on her personal circumstances, could jeopardize her safety.