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Thousands protest hate violence in NYC

Thousands protest hate violence in NYC

NYPD gay officers group A massive rally to end homophobia and anti-gay violence got underway in the West Village Monday night as thousands marched to the spot where Mark Carson was murdered over the weekend in an anti-gay attack. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and DOMA plaintiff Edie Windsor were just a few of the group on hand making [...]

House passes Violence Against Women act with LGBT inclusion

House passes Violence Against Women act with LGBT inclusion

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of the bi-partisan Senate Bill S.47, which re-authorizes a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) by a vote of 286 to 138. The bi-partisan version of S. 47 includes explicit protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer [...]

Senate backs Violence Against Women Act with LGBT inclusion

Senate backs Violence Against Women Act with LGBT inclusion

South Florida college students in wedding gowns walk to raise awareness of domestic violence in the six-mile College Brides Walk, held Friday in Miami Shores. The U.S. Senate today voted 78-22 to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, with a provision to assure services to gay and lesbian survivors of domestic violence. The legislation [...]

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