February's Well Done Award goes to Pixar. In their latest release Onward we meet Disney's first self-identifying LGBTQ+ character..
Onward, is a new fantasy Pixar film about young elves (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) who discover a wizard's staff, features a lesbian character: Officer Specter, a cyclops cop played by out actor Lena Waithe. Click on the image below to read more.
ElderPride's own Kiki writes an amazing blog know as KikiPosts. Her blog is a multi-media online news, politics, entertainment, sports, spirituality, tech, arts, and opinion publication by LGBT folks of color and for us and our allies.
TV host,author, humorist and friend of ElderPride, Bobby Rivers has his eye on entertainment. A classic film enthusiast, he now writes for cable's TCM (Turner Classic Movies). Enjoy his entertainment blog right here on ElderPride4me.
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Is your ego in charge of your life? Does your sense of self-importance cloud how you react to your spouse,family, friends, relatives, and neighbors? Perhaps, you need an ego tune-up. Karen McGregor, a leadership and influence expert and author of the new book, The Tao of Influence: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Leaders and Entrepreneurs, debuting in June 2020, lays out a path—rooted in the ancient wisdom of the 4,000-year-old Tao Te Ching—for identifying and breaking the “power patterns” that undermine your influence, create dysfunctional relationships, and otherwise squelch your potential. Check out the full article from Senior Living Magazine by clicking the link below.
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Maurice W. Dorsey
Each month ElderPride lifts up a LGBTQ+ Hero or Shero that we believe you need to know about. This month we proudly introduce you to Maurice W. Dorsey.
Maurice graduated as the only African American in his class at the Bel Air Senior High School, Bel Air, Maryland, in 1965. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1970.
He then earned a master’s degree in liberal arts from the Johns Hopkins University in 1975 and earned a second master’s degree in education from the Loyola College of Maryland in 1976. He returned to the University of Maryland to earn a PhD in education in 1985.
He has worked in both the public and private sectors, finding his career in secondary education, higher education, and government. He retired from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture in 2012. Businessman First: Remembering Henry G. Parks (1916 to 1989); Capturing the Life of a Businessman Who Was African American; An Authorized Biography is his first book. From Whence We Come is Maurice’s second book. He resides in Washington, DC.
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