Archived | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us; Corporate Partners; Autism Speaks 400; Haircuts | Circa May 29, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 29, 2009, 3:17 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 29, 2009Toys"R"Us, Inc. Raises More than $1.9 MillionThe Toys"R"Us, Inc. 2009 nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks raised more than $1.9 million and marked the first time in the partnership's three-year history that the company's Babies"R"Us stores participated in the fundraising campaign. Since the partnership began in 2007, Autism Speaks has …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Awareness Month Activities; World Autism Awareness Day; Kickoff for a Cure; Insurance Reform Bills | Circa March 20, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Mar 20, 2009, 12:03 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || March 20, 2009Autism Speaks Announces Autism Awareness Month ActivitiesAutism Speaks announced its corporate and awareness activities for the month of April this week. April is Autism Awareness month and there are many ways to get involved around the country. Toys"R"Us, TJ Maxx, Modell's Sporting Goods, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Lindt, Discovery Health and more are supporting Autism Speaks this month. Read …

Mystery & sorrow surround murder of trans woman found dead in her apartment / LGBTQ Nation

Julie Berman, an outspoken 51-year-old Toronto-based transgender activist who spent 30 years opposing violence against trans women and helping trans people thrive, was found murdered in her apartment this week. She suffered a blunt-impact trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police have arrested 29-year-old suspect Colin Harnack at the scene of the …