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Keynoting the Indiana School Counseling Conference & Breakouts

Keynoting the Nebraska School Counseling Conference
  • Non-binary, Non-conforming & gender Neutral bathrooms

    December 1, 2019 by

    Welcome to the letter “N” in this week’s edition of my LGBTQ blog. These are terms you might have heard, if not, you will. Let’s nudge our way into the definitions…ha ha, that Never gets old! NEVER! How many of you have ever gone through a drive-thru at a fast food restaurant? I loved taking… Read more

  • Microagressions

    November 10, 2019 by

    Hello friends! Did you notice I didn’t say ladies and gentleman? In the LGBTQ+ world, greeting a group of people with “Ladies & Gentlemen” can be considered a microagression. Yes, I know it’s what we were taught to say, but maybe it’s time to be more inclusive! As a former middle school counselor, it always… Read more

  • Legislation & LGBTQ+

    October 27, 2019 by

    Let’s give it up for the letter, “L” this week! What a Lovely Letter that has Literally Labled Lisa (me) as a strong Lady! In case you didn’t know this, my mother named me after a soap opera…true story. Eileen Fulton, played the character Lisa Grimaldi on “As The World Turns.” Lisa was a strong… Read more

  • Knational Coming OUT Day & KCNN Equality Debate

    October 13, 2019 by

    Originally posted on Lisa Koenecke:
    You might have noticed the title includes the letter “K.” Knope, Knot a typo, just letting you know that this week’s blog is meant to be brought to you by the letter “K,” but there were other more important messages to share. October 11th every year is National Coming OUT…

  • ALLY Week Sept. 23-27, 2019

    September 22, 2019 by

    Given the events scheduled for this week, we’re taking a break from our usual posts to bring you a special announcement. (I’ve always wanted to say that!) For those of you playing at home, perhaps you were expecting the letter “J” today? I promise you will have information on Jazz Jennings next week. Stay tuned…… Read more

  • Intersectionality & Intersex

    September 15, 2019 by

    This blog goes out to Dr. Erin Mason in Georgia. When I was seeking advice on what topic I should present on next, Erin said, “Intersectionality.” A fairly new term to me in 2017. So, what is intersectionality? Let’s find out and as always…thanks for asking! According to Merriam Webster: Intersectionality—the complex, cumulative manner in… Read more

  • HRC, yeah you know me!

    September 8, 2019 by

    Welcome to the letter “H” in my Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ) blog. My first thought was to give you information on hetero vs. homo. Then I read an interesting article I had to share along with giving a shout out to the Human Rights Campaign — one of my favorite organizations —… Read more

  • The Letter “E”…Equality vs. Equity

    August 18, 2019 by

    Welcome back to my LGBT FAQ blog. This week, we look at the difference between the terms equality and equity. By definition, equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are not treated differently or less favorably, on the basis of their specific protected characteristic, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation… Read more

  • Welcome to My New Frequently Asked Questions Blog

    June 23, 2019 by

    Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud — Maya Angelou This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. The focus will be answering Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on LBGTQIA+ issues & advocacy.… Read more

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