Marriage Equality for LGBT Immigrants

By Amanda Huber, MSW, LCSWA Yesterday, the LGBTQ Community celebrated the end of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). However, the pathway to marriage equality has additional barriers for LGBT immigrants. While some celebrated the basic acknowledgement of their relationships, others like Sean…

http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2013/06/27/marriage-equality-for-lgbt-immigrants/

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jehovahsthicknesss asked:

Where'd you go to school to get your MSW? And I know what an LCSW is, is the A for Advocate? :)

I went through the Joint MSW program at North Carolina A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The A stands for Associate. I have to work 3,000 hours as an associate until the A is dropped and I can be a fully licensed LCSW.

Believe me I wish the A stood for advocate! lol

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Why Did Rand Paul’s Filibuster Get More Media Attention Than Wendy Davis

By Amanda Huber MSW, LCSWA Gender Politics, In Politics? NO WAY! Earlier this week, Senator Wendy Davis of Texas stood up for women’s reproductive rights in her 11 hour filibuster to keep the 45 clinics open in Texas SB 5 would have banned abortions after the 20th week of a pregnancy….

http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2013/06/28/why-did-ran-pauls-filibuster-get-more-media-attention-than-wendy-davis/

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