Category Archives: Hate Crimes

Chicago Remembers: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Chicago is holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event today, November 18, 2010 Continue reading

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Transgender Remembrance Week: Transforming the Pain

Made for Flight is a Transgender youth and ally empowerment project designed to celebrate and honor transgender individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. Continue reading

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Chicago Mental Health Professionals Speak Out Against Homophobia

A group of Chicago mental health professionals made this video to affirm “There is nothing wrong with being gay or lesbian”. Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or not, be proud of who you are and your support for LGBT equality this Coming Out Day! Continue reading

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Tell LGBT Youth “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage has created the itgetsbetterproject on YouTube to reach out to LGBT youth at risk for suicide. Continue reading

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