Tag Archives: Hate Crimes

It’s Not Getting Better Everywhere, Gay in California’s East Valley

While we are seeing progress for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights coming more day-to-day, and while we think of marriage equality and the overturn of California’s Proposition 8 as giant leaps in that progress, The Desert Sun shows us … Continue reading

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National Cathedral Honoring LGBT Youth with Events

From an email send by the National Cathedral: This fall, to mark the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death after a brutal hate crime, Washington National Cathedral will host a weekend of events to honor and remember LGBT youth who … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Legacy Project Hosts Discussions, Peformances Focused on Hate Crimes

Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the playhouse where President Abraham Lincoln was shot, will be hosting a series of events during September and October focusing on hate crimes. The series is in conjunction with the performance of the play The … Continue reading

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SFPD to Post LGBT Safe Zone Signs in Department Windows

In an effort to “ensure a respectful, courteous and compassionate encounter with police.”, Greg Suhr, chief of police for San Francisco, announced at a press conference April 15, 2013 that police stations will be posting LGBT Safe Zone signs in … Continue reading

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Sarasota, Fla. — Double shooting being investigated as possible hate crime

From station WWSB: The shooting happened Tuesday around 10pm in the area of 32nd Street and Lemon Avenue.  That’s where they say Lamar shot the two people: one a 22-year-old man dressed in women’s clothes who had to be flown … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Judging on Characteristics vs. Character

You are all familiar with the quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speach: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the … Continue reading

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