Go Magazine Honors Astraea Standouts in 100 Women We Love
100 Women We Love
J. Bob Alotta
"I aim to connect the dots to reveal a brilliant constellation of LGBTI righteousness: we are such amazing, diverse, thoughtful, ever-present and ever-growing people. The phrase, 'We are everywhere,' doesn't just imply geography. We are inside of, affected by and affecting every issue," Alotta points out. "It is my job to make sure ‘justice’ is a verb."
Ileana Jimenez is the founder and sole blogger at FeministTeacher.com and an educator at the progressive Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School in New York. She teaches courses on feminism, Latino/a literature, LGBT literature and more to prep the next generation of feminist thinkers. An Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice board member since 2005, Jimenez received the 2010 Distinguished Fulbright Award in Teaching to conduct research on gender and education in Mexico and spoke at Mexico City’s first international conference on bullying.