LGBTQ+ Task Force

change

Becoming an agent of change

June 30, 2019
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I am 38 years old, but vividly still remember how it felt to be 12 and suddenly gay. Don’t get…

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Becoming an LGBTQ+ ally as a mentor or peer

June 27, 2019
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Regardless of your background, almost everyone has had the experience of feeling like an outsider. For some of us, it…

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reflection

The power of representation and role models for LGBTQ+ scientists

June 25, 2019
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I remember the moment I recognized my queerness for what it was, when I first learned there were options for…

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A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce

June 20, 2019
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June 2019 is a special year for the LGBTQ+ community. The Stonewall riots started the fight for gay rights in…

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Finding my community through the ASCB meeting

June 19, 2019
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I was recently invited to be a panelist in the Out in Science discussion hosted by the Gladstone Institute and…

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Transition on the tenure track

June 17, 2019
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As a newly minted associate member of the ASCB LGBTQ+ task force, I have been invited to write a blog…

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Pride month reminds us of continued inequities in science

June 13, 2019
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The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which was one of the formative events of the…

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Outreach, conference-style: the importance of attending scientific meetings that are not research topic-based

October 19, 2018
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It is October, and most cell biologists around the world are looking forward to the ASCB|EMBO meeting in San Diego!…

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