The Daily Eastern News

Charleston’s PFLAG here to support LGBTQ community

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 20, 2019

Charleston's PFLAG chapter, established in 2015, is a safe place for members of the LGBTQ community to go to for support, education and advocacy. Co-president Judy Looby said she and her husband became a part of PFLAG once their son came out to them in 2009. They decided to go to the closest PFLAG...

Students learn advocacy at activism workshop

Karissa Light, an intern with the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity, teaches students how to be an activist for various causes at Activism 101 Wednesday night in the Martinsville Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 11, 2017

Activism can take many forms, as students learned in Activism 101 on Wednesday. Karissa Light, an intern for the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity, gave the presentation and spoke on six different topics of being an activist. Light started by discussing civil disobedience, the refusal to obey...

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