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Washington, D.C.’s LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline

METROWEEKLY reports on a partnership between the D.C. Office of Victim Services (OVS), Helping Individual People Survive (HIPS) and Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) to establish a 24 hour crisis hotline for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) … Continue reading

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GOP Leaves Out LGBTs From Violence Against Women Act

From Mother Jones When House Republicans released their version of the Violence Against Women Act late on Friday, advocacy groups for victims of domestic violence were unanimous: They hate the Republicans’ plan. There are over 20 House Republicans who have … Continue reading

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But What Does it Do? North Carolina’s Amendment 1

As reported today¬†on Joe. My. God., not many people really understand what North Carolina’s discriminatory Amendment 1 does: The problem for opponents is that only 40% of voters actually know that the amendment bans both gay marriage and civil unions. … Continue reading

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