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Crosspost: A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce

27 Jun 2019, 00:37 UTC
Crosspost: A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce
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By Bruno da Rocha-Azevedo June 2019 is a special year for the LGBTQ+ community. The Stonewall riots started the fight for gay rights in the United States. It can be seen as a collective “coming out” of people fighting to be recognized as they are. It was violent, and not a “fun event” as our Pride Parade is nowadays. However, the riots had a strong impact on society. One year later, Gay Pride marches started all over the nation, and each year gay rights has moved more and more towards equality. Every June, we should pay respect to and celebrate with pride these strong men and women who fought for our rights and who were the start of a fast-moving revolution.Read more athttp://www.ascb.org/society-news/fast-moving-revolution-from-stonewall-toward-a-more-diverse-scientific-workforce/As Pride Month comes to an end, take this opportunity to learn more about the LGBTQ+ scientists who are working to make science safe and inclusive athttps://www.them.us/story/queer-science-stemYou can support and learn from LGBTQ+ scientists by following 500 Queer Scientists on Twitter and visiting their webpage athttps://www.500queerscientists.com/The AAS also has a Committee for Sexual-Orientation & Gender Minorities in Astronomy (SGMA) which promotes equality for sexual-orientation and gender minorities in our community. Learn more about this committee and the resources ...

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