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LGBT-related laws include but are not limited to: government recognition of same-sex relationships, LGBT adoption, sexual orientation and military service, immigration equality, anti-discrimination laws, hate crime laws regarding violence against LGBT people, sodomy laws, anti-lesbianism laws, and higher ages of consent for same-sex activity.

Hate crimes rise 15 percent in LA with uptick in LGBT victims, according to analysis by CAHRO board member Brian Levin

By | April 5th, 2017|Hate Crimes, LGBT|

The city of Los Angeles experienced a 15 percent increase in hate crimes in 2016, along with a significant spike in attacks against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, according to data analyzed by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.

The number of hate crimes rose from

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Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools

By | August 1st, 2016|Education, LGBT|

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California’s religious colleges and universities.

A bill moving through the Legislature would remove a longstanding exemption from anti-discrimination laws for religious institutions, potentially exposing the schools to civil rights lawsuits from students and employees.

Read more in the Washington Post.

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Bridging the Generational Gap to Understand Shifts in Meaning of Gender

By | June 28th, 2016|Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

The “generation gap” has always impacted how college administrators, faculty and staff relate to students. The zeitgeist of a generation will define how individuals will think about a social identity, including how gender is socially constructed. As a result, the way gender is perceived, defined and lived means different things to different people who are

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Two Men Kiss, an Act of Love and Activism

By | June 17th, 2016|LGBT|

Last Sunday morning, Americans woke up to news of a shooting at a nightclub — 49 people dead, most of them gay men. Hours after the news broke, the gunman’s father suggested to the news media that the sight of two men kissing may have prompted his son to kill.

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