Tag Archives: Randi Weingarten

CHARLOTTE: Female Politicians Rock Opening LGBT Caucus Session At DNC

A quartet of prominent female politicians stole the show at today’s opening LGBT Caucus session at the DNC, where an overflow crowd of more than 400 delegates and press forced convention security to institute a one-in/one-out policy at the door. Speaking to the overcharged audience (among others) was White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen ...

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Randi Weingarten Resigns

Randi Weingarten, the openly lesbian head of the nation’s most powerful teachers union, is resigning as president of the United Federation of Teachers, the group whom she also represents in the union – some say over her long battle with Michael Bloomberg over school control. Randi Weingarten will announce she is stepping from her post as president of the United ...

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HomoQuotable – Randi Weingarten

“When we make a public declaration of our sexual orientation — when we say that we are proud members of this community, mountains move. Just that simple act helps create hope, opportunity and voice for the thousands of brothers and sisters who still think they must hide.” – Randi Weingarten, head of NYC’s powerful United Federation of Teachers, in a ...

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