Violence

Violence

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National
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has released their annual national research report on hate violence targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. ...
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National
The facility ignored Marsha's pleas for help after being harassed and attacked because she is a lesbian and a woman who loved and created a family with another woman for 30 years. ...
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Keyonna Blakeney
National
The murder of Blakeney is one of several reported recently. Last week, 34-year-old transgender woman Shante Thompson was fatally shot in Houston. ...
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Seattle LGBTQ Task Force/Mayor's Office
Local
In the first seven months of this year, there were 41 anti-LGBTQ hate-based crimes or incidents reported to Seattle police. ...
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National Top News
Since entering the male prison, Star has been raped, forced to submit to undesired sexual acts to escape violence, and threatened with sexual assault. ...
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Health Top News
Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence. ...
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Two new reports shine a light on the health and economic disparities affecting the transgender community.
Health Top News
In a year when transgender Americans are experiencing unprecedented visibility in the State of the Union address, two new reports detail severe disparities. ...
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National Top News
The rally was in light of police killings of men in Missouri and New York. Demonstrators chose Christmas Eve to say this was “no time for celebration.” ...
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Murray ACA
Health Politics Top News
The brief filed by Senator Murray and her colleagues provides an authoritative account of the legislative history and intent underlying the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ...
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Health Top News
U.S. Senator Patty Murray released a statement on the 41st anniversary of the historic Supreme Court Decision to constitutionally guarantee access to safe and legal reproductive choice in the United States. ...
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