Ten things you shouldn’t say to gay men

‘Microaggression’ is a term I learned several years back when I attended a professional development seminar focused on microaggressions experienced by college-aged black men. Not outright, in-your-face discrimination, but the little things that are said or done that result in much subtler discrimination. It got me thinking about some of the things that gay men, […]

Disability, LGBTQIA left out of the California Community College “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion” conversation. Again.

The Chancellor’s Office of the California Community College (CCC) office recently held a webinar with an update to their plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Integration in the coming years for the CCC system. It left some of us scratching our heads in confusion and flat out dissatisfaction. What, if not focus on diversity, […]

Let’s make LGBTQIA part of the conversation about diversity in community college hiring practices.

I received an email this morning, like I do most mornings, from our college’s president that has tidbits of news, inspirational quotes and the general goings-on related to our school and community. This email, however, also had a link to a recording of a webinar addressing something near and dear to my heart with an […]