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US EPA: It Gets Better

Posted by admin on January 31, 2013 in Environment Protection with 9 Comments


Administrator Lisa P. Jackson introduces staff members who share their coming out stories as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Each story is not the same, but what each story tells us is how important it is to find a supportive environment, so that each person may find the strength to be open about who they are.

For more information about The Trevor Project, go to http://www.thetrevorproject.org/
For more information about the It Gets Better Project, go to http://www.itgetsbetter.org/
For more information about the White House It Gets Better Project, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/itgetsbetter

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  1. WorcesterYidJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #1

    how about simply an …
    how about simply an agency saying that it appreciates and supports all employees and that it doesn’t discriminate. not too complicated

  2. PrettyWitty08January 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #2

    Way to Go EPA!!!! …
    Way to Go EPA!!!! All of our employees should feel welcomed in the workplace regardless of their race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. This is a good start in the right direction. We don’t have to agree but respect is key.

  3. joe jungJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #3

    Way to go EPA! As a …
    Way to go EPA! As a retired EPA employee I am so proud of these efforts! Thanks Administrator Jackson!

  4. joann1536January 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #4

    Bravo EPA and …
    Bravo EPA and Administrator Jackson! I am so proud to have worked for EPA the past 24 years!

  5. displacedavengerJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #5

    I’m sorry, but why …
    I’m sorry, but why is the EPA–the Environmental Protection Agency–using my tax dollars for this? Doesn’t seem like LGBT issues are related to the environment, unless they’re more (or less) likely to be polluters, or some such. Haven’t seen any studies suggesting that.

  6. Sara RussellJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #6

    Beautiful, proud to …
    Beautiful, proud to be working at EPA! Thank you for all those willing to share so much of yourself to the world, I’m in awe.

  7. kcmobirdieJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #7

    You Rock Lisa …
    You Rock Lisa Jackson!
    

  8. peffsJanuary 31, 2013 - 11:50 am #8

    Bravo EPA :)
    Bravo EPA :)

  9. Fed Up FedFebruary 4, 2013 - 7:01 pm #9

    How about focusing your efforts, and the gross expenditure of our tax dollars, on protecting human health and the environment? Personal matters like the ones you are venturing into are way outside the mandate Congress gave you. Maybe you should spend more time following the law, Richard Windsor, and less time cavorting with the likes of intolerance icons like Dan Savage.

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