Category: Violence Prevention

Two men killed in NYC in three days

Two men killed in NYC in three days

The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) has learned of two brutal murders of gay men in New York City that occurred over a three-day span of time. Charles Romo, age 48, was found...

Vancouver student flash mob opposes bullying at hockey game

Vancouver student flash mob opposes bullying at hockey game

The Province reports: Various videos of the anti-bullying flash mob that stole the show at the Vancouver Giants’ game Sunday are popping up on YouTube. Just over 1,800 students, all in pink shirts, were...

U.N. condemns anti-LGBT executions

U.N. condemns anti-LGBT executions

The United Nations last week approved a resolution condemning executions motivated by anti-LGBT bias, the AP reports: Delegates in New York approved a resolution that condemned killings based on sexual orientation and, for the...

U. Ariz. student paper apologizes for hate violence cartoon

U. Ariz. student paper apologizes for hate violence cartoon

The editor of the Arizona Wildcat, the student newspaper of the University of Arizona, apologized yesterday for a cartoon which joked about a father killing his gay son. Wrote editor-in-chief Kristina Bui: On Tuesday,...

George Takei honors Matthew Shepard

George Takei honors Matthew Shepard

Actor George Takei writes in observance of the 14th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard: “Matthew [Shepard’s] death brought about calls for stricter hate crime legislation. Under Wyoming and Federal law at the...