Indivisible

lgbtqblogs:

Here’s an informative animation that was released a few weeks ago during the AIDS 2014 conference. While its message may seem common sense to some, we must remember that in many states of Australia HIV transmission or non-disclosure are criminalised, something that is counter-productive to preventing HIV transmissions.

(via pozmagazine)

politicalprof:

guardian:

Watch one man’s attempt to beat the tube between two stations of the London underground - on his own two feet

Politicalprof: Try it between Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road. You can totally do it. I can’t … but you can!

(Source: theguardian.com)

deschutesbrewery:

Game on! Fresh crystal hops arrived this morning which can only mean one thing…we’re brewing Hop Trip!

Oh to be back in the NW

deschutesbrewery:

Game on! Fresh crystal hops arrived this morning which can only mean one thing…we’re brewing Hop Trip!

Oh to be back in the NW

Great night tonight @ the Light of Reason. May we let our mind be bold #brandeis #rose #bold

Great night tonight @ the Light of Reason. May we let our mind be bold #brandeis #rose #bold

Digital Story

As most of you know, I am going to graduate school as a Shriver Peaceworker Fellow.  The program is a part of the Coverdell Fellows program that offers scholarships to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for their graduate studies.  As part of my summer practicum, we created digital stories based off of our Peace Corps service, and, we were asked to share these stories with our blog audience as part…

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Round three

Round three

Round three

Round three

msnbc:

Lucy Flores was born into an impoverished family of 13 children, abandoned by her mother in grade school, fell into a gang, was sentenced to youth prison and dropped out of high school. Now, she’s a lawyer and legislator, and currently running for lieutenant governor of Nevada. 

"As you know, I don’t have the typical background of most politicians. I think it’s important to keep in mind that no matter your past, it is possible to change your future. I realized that education was the key to my future and I had incredible mentors in my life who encouraged me along the way. I encourage young women to seek out their dreams and find people to support them in their pursuits."

- Lucy Flores #Women2014

msnbc:

Lucy Flores was born into an impoverished family of 13 children, abandoned by her mother in grade school, fell into a gang, was sentenced to youth prison and dropped out of high school. Now, she’s a lawyer and legislator, and currently running for lieutenant governor of Nevada. 

"As you know, I don’t have the typical background of most politicians. I think it’s important to keep in mind that no matter your past, it is possible to change your future. I realized that education was the key to my future and I had incredible mentors in my life who encouraged me along the way. I encourage young women to seek out their dreams and find people to support them in their pursuits."

- Lucy Flores #Women2014