Fair has received over 50 community service awards from various Philadelphia agencies and organizations, among them the Philadelphia Inquirer's Citizen Award and the City of Philadelphia Human Rights Award. Fair was born in Southwest Philadelphia and attended Catholic grade and high schools. He attended the University of Pennsylvania in , where he was active  in the anti-Vietnam War movement as well as the local reform Democratic Party movement and later the LGBT rights movement. Osser, ,  which won Pennsylvania students the right to register to vote from their campus addresses. Also in , he led an effort to organize Penn students to vote against then-Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo in the Philadelphia mayoral race, which was unsuccessful. While there, with the help of his then-wife Sonia, he published a newsletter called Rosten The Voice for English-speaking students at the University, advocating for a stronger education program and a student voice in curriculum development in the program.
Include Synonyms Include Dead terms. Peer reviewed Direct link. Maughn Rollins Gregory's essay raises questions about power and authority that are at the heart of the teaching enterprise. Each of Gregory's four episodes illuminates this essential conundrum from a different angle: the disempowerment of a teacher by an administrator responding to student homophobia; the effort to normalize difference through studied "nonchalance;" the need to clarify "the rules of the game;" and, Gregory's self-presentation as "native informant. Some years, she has introduced herself at the beginning of class with a brief biography that includes her identity as the parent of a lesbian daughter. As a teacher educator and a researcher, the author has heard as many classroom coming out stories as there are LGBT teachers.
Reed Erickson was a transsexual man best known for his philanthropy. In he launched the Erickson Educational Foundation EEF , a nonprofit philanthropic organization funded and controlled entirely by Erickson himself. The Erickson Educational Foundation's stated goals were "to provide assistance and support in areas where human potential was limited by adverse physical, mental or social conditions, or where the scope of research was too new, controversial or imaginative to receive traditionally oriented support. When Erickson was still quite young the family moved to the Olney area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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