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Spanish-speaking Transgender Hotline

The transgender advocacy group Trans Lifeline, a national hotline operated entirely by trans people to provide peer and crisis support across the U.S. and Canada, has launched...

Call to Protect Portuguese in Macau

Macau was a Portuguese territory until 1999 and is Portugal’s only ex-colony which is not a member of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Países...
millennial female Arabic speaker explaining presentation to older and young colleagues at office.

TED Talks Arabic

TED and the Qatar Foundation have launched TEDinArabic—a joint two-year initiative that will provide a global platform for thinkers, researchers, artists, and change makers across the Arabic-speaking...

Cherokee Nation Cartoon “Inage’i” Premiers Sept 4

A new Cherokee-Language Cartoon, created in a partnership between the Cherokee Nation, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, and FireThief Productions, an independent...
Doctor checking Asian senior patient wearing a face mask in hospital for protection from infection

Coronavirus Language Access Act Introduced to Senate

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) have introduced the Coronavirus Language Access Act, which expands access...

DC Confucius Institute Designated as ‘Diplomatic Mission’

The U.S. State Department has designated the Confucius Institute U.S. (CIUS) Center, in Washington, DC, as a diplomatic mission, which will require it to regularly provide information...

The Future of Adult Language Travel – 2020 and Beyond

A new survey of 246 agents and 111 language schools across five regions taken in July by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) and has revealed that...

Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit’s Annual Language Award Seeking Nominations

An important part of Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit’s work an award program to recognize outstanding achievement by an organization, groups and/or individuals who are contributing to the development,...

Learning Sciences Exchange: Innovative Ways to Communicate the Science of Early Learning Premieres August...

For the past two years, the Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) fellows program has brought together 12 experts in Europe and North America across disciplines—research, policy, journalism, and...
Students on university campus keeping social distance and wearing face masks due to coronavirus

German Gender Disagreement

The Association for German Language (GfdS) is calling for end to the practice of using an asterisk to make gender-specific nouns seem...
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