The University of California at San Diego will be sponsoring a teach-in for students, staff and faculty on Feb. 24 to explore incidents of racism and bigotry and to discuss the importance of mutual respect and civility on the campus.
Today President Obama made history by signing into law a bill that will extend existing hate crimes laws to include “gender identity and sexual orientation,” mandate FBI tracking of anti-LGBT hate crimes and allow the Justice Department to assist in hate crime investigations at the local level when local law enforcement is unable or unwilling to fully address these crimes.
by EQCA Blog, Jorge Amaro, EQCA Communications Manager
Musical lyrics promoting the killing of people should never be the chorus of any tune. That however, is not the case for Buju Banton, a reggae singer whose music promotes the violent murder of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
(San Francisco) – Equality California is calling for strengthening the ongoing boycott against Buju Banton, a reggae artist whose music promotes the violent murder of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Days before the United States Senate is set to vote on federal legislation to protect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community from hate violence, a shocking new security camera video was released this morning showing the brutality of hate violence.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference report on Wednesday for the FY 2010 Defense Authorization bill by a vote of 281 to 146, bringing critical hate crimes protections closer to becoming law than ever before.