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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.

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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A Statement from the Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission and Office of Human Relations Regarding the Shooting in Orlando

By | June 15th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

(SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA) The Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission and Office of Human Relations is releasing the following statement to join the Nation and the LGBTQ community in grieving the victims of Orlando’s mass shooting that left 49 dead and 53 injured, and condemning the unspeakable act of hate and intolerance. Harry Adams, Chair

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A Statement from the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism

By | June 14th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism-California State University, San Bernardino expresses its shock and revulsion at the horrible hate motivated attack on the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We reiterate our unwavering support of our friends and neighbors who are members and supporters of the LGBTQ community. We must come together as

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Today the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released this statement regarding the recent shooting in Orlando, Florida.

By | June 14th, 2016|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

“The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations expresses our most profound sympathies and condolences to the people, their families, friends and communities, whose lives were so brutally ravaged by the recent violence in Orlando.

“The outrageous act of hate violence in Orlando occurred on “Latin Night” at Pulse, a premiere gay club. Most of the

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Orlando Shootings Stitch Together Gays and Latinos, 2 Cultures Once at Odds

By | June 14th, 2016|Intergroup Relations, LGBT|

ORLANDO, Fla. — One of the survivors of Sunday’s attack at the nightclub Pulse, a man closeted from his family, called his Latin American parents abroad to tell them that a close friend — who was actually his partner — had died in the bar. Their response: “You weren’t in that bar, were you?”

That attitude,

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