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Happy Anniversary BPI: Fifteen Years at the Forefront

Since its inception, Blind LGBT Pride International, or Blind Friends of lesbians and Gays, as this organization was originally named, has been at the forefront in setting an example for inclusion and equality! Like any group, the growth… Read More

FCC to Host Free Event on Making Social Media Accessible for People with Disabilities

FCC to Host Free Event on Making Social Media Accessible for People with Disabilities – July 17 The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Accessibility and Innovation Initiative is hosting an event called “Accessing Social Media” on July 17, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the FCC Headquarters in Washington, DC…. Read More

BPI Announces 1st Convention scholarship Winner

It is with great pleasure that the Blind LGBT Pride International scholarship committee announces the winner of the first ever BPI convention scholarship!   After reviewing all applications, and conducting subsequent phone interviews, we are excited to announce… Read More

Blind Pride Walks in Las Vegas…Say What?!

BPI is walking in Las Vegas to raise money for the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and BPI!  Yes, we’re taking advantage of this year’s innovation to the ACB Walk fundraising, and donating half of our donations to… Read More

2014 BPI Convention schedule

Need info regarding this year’s BPI convention schedule?  The website has lots of information you will need for the week – hotel, transportation and schedule info.  Visit /convention for details.   Don’t forget to share that page with… Read More

Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act

Legislative Imperative   The Issue   Since 1975, Public Law 94-142, now the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), has revolutionized educational opportunity for all children and youth with disabilities. However, without key improvements, our national special education… Read More