Learn more. This is the online version of the Popular Information newsletter. Subscribe to get original research, reporting and analysis straight to your inbox:. The tradition of Pride Month began in with a series of marches to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, when LGBTQ patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought back against harassment and brutality by the police. Before Stonewall, marches by gay and lesbian activists were quiet, with participants dressed in formal attire.
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In addition to finding the best degree programs or schools, the rising tuition costs, existing student loan debt or financial constraints can make returning to school feel daunting. While campus culture and professional environments have drastically changed in the past 20 years, members of the LGBT community may still face unique challenges, including discrimination and microaggressions, according to the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. Today, colleges and universities, and numerous organizations and groups, are creating specific education opportunities for LGBTQ-identified individuals — to increase their career options and help pay for school expenses. In addition to popular LGBTQ degree programs, some scholarships may be available to students who are members of a certain race, ethnicity, or religion.
The Keith Williams Law Group Annual Scholarship seeks to help students who have fought through adversity in their lives in order to better themselves through education. Whatever issues you have overcome in the past and might be continuing to overcome at the present , those issues do not determine your future. We at the Keith Williams Law Group are living proof of that, and the Keith Williams Law Group Annual Scholarship therefore seeks to help you as you work to overcome whatever issues you might have faced and to create a bright, successful future for yourself through education. High School seniors who have been accepted to a college or university. No minimum GPA required to qualify.