James Byrd, Jr.

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Name: James Byrd, Jr.
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Hate Crimes Prevention Act

About Current Events ClassroomPresident Barack Obama greets Louvon Harris, left, and Betty Byrd Boatner, right (both sisters of James Byrd, Jr.) and Judy Shepard, center, mother of Matthew Shepard, October 28, 2009Official White House Photo by Pete S ... [Published Anti-Defamation League - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Stiffer penalties for hate crimes vs. LGBTs pushed after transgender’s killing

Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday pushed for heavier penalties for hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, following the killing of a transgender woman in Olongapo City over the weekend.“We should impose heavier ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a Hate Crime

Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere for "Serena" during the 58th BFI London Film Festival at Vue West End on October 13, 2014 in London, England. Stuart C. Wilson—2014Soraya Chemaly is a media critic and activist.Technology isn’t just mirroring offline ... [Published Time - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Matthew Shepard: His legacy continues

Cathy Renna is a longtime media activist and communications expert on LGBTQ issues. She is currently a Senior Vice President at Target Cue. You can find her on twitter @cathyrennaEven after sixteen years, the name and story of Matthew Shepard, carved ... [Published Glaad - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Secretary Eyed As White House Searches To Replace Attorney General

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is a top candidate to be the next Attorney General, according to sources familiar with the process. T.J. Kirkpatrick/ hide captioni toggle caption T.J. Kirkpatrick/NPR has learned Labor Secretary Tom Perez is a top candidate ... [Published NPR - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO ESSAY: five years in the LGBT movement

National Equality March (Blade file photo by )The last five years have brought momentous change to the LGBT movement. Here, Blade Photo Editor Michael Key looks back on some of his favorite photos from that period. (Click photos below to enlarge)Click ... [Published Washington Blade - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

In Our View: A tsunami of equality

Sixteen years ago this month, in the early morning hours of Oct. 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming, was abducted by two men, Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson, driven to a remote area east of Laramie, Wyoming, ... [Published St. George Spectrum - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

5 Texas Murderabilia Items: Charles Whitman's Gun Isn't Even the Creepiest Thing on the List

texasguntrader.com A listing for the Remington 700 rifle wielded by Charles Witman during the 1966 UT shooting People are oddly fascinated with horrible happenings. We get it. Some want to see the evidence and make contact with people who perpetrated ... [Published Houston Press - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

HRC Celebrates the Distinguished Service of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

HRC today praised the distinguished service of Eric Holder upon learning that he will be stepping down as U.S. Attorney General pending confirmation of his successor. HRC believes that the President should use this opportunity to appoint the nation’s ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Philly Attack Is Important Reminder of Need for Updated State Hate Crime Laws

An attack on two gay men in Philadelphia on September 11 highlights the need for laws protecting LGBT people from crimes motivated by hatred not only in Pennsylvania, but at the state level across the country. According to reports, the suspects began ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Hate Crime, Attack, LGBT, Crime
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Charge the recent attackers of gay men with federal hate crimes

Last Thursday, two gay men, ages 27 and 28, were brutally gay-bashed allegedly by a group of young people who were dining earlier that evening at La Viola. Today, Philadelphia Councilman Jim Kenney sent a letter to the U.S. Attorney’s Office asking the ... [Published Philadelphia Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

What others are saying about the attack on a gay couple in Philadelphia

Two gay men were savagely attacked in Center City Philadelphia on the night of Sept. 11 by a group of men and women. The alleged assailants were described as well-dressed and smiling. They had mocked the couple in the area of Rittenhouse Square before ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Sep 19 2014]

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Hate Crimes Prevention Act [Published Anti-Defamation League - 5 hours ago]
We Interviewed the Filmmaker Behind 'The Whiten... [Published VICE - Oct 15 2014]
Stiffer penalties for hate crimes vs. LGBTs pus... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 15 2014]
Laude slay shines light on rash of LGBT killing... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 15 2014]
Heavier Penalties for Hate Crimes vs LGBT - Sen... [Published Senate of the Philippines - Oct 15 2014]
A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a ... [Published Time - Oct 14 2014]
A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a ... [Published TIME.com - Oct 14 2014]
A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 14 2014]
Matthew Shepard: His legacy continues [Published Glaad - Oct 12 2014]
Labor Secretary Eyed As White House Searches To... [Published NPR - Oct 10 2014]
PHOTO ESSAY: five years in the LGBT movement [Published Washington Blade - Oct 08 2014]
In Our View: A tsunami of equality [Published St. George Spectrum - Oct 07 2014]
5 Texas Murderabilia Items: Charles Whitman's G... [Published Houston Press - Sep 29 2014]
Rewind: T.I. Gets Key to Jackson, AG Holder Ste... [Published Jackson Free Press - Sep 26 2014]
LGBT History Month Turns 21 [Published Campkc.com - Sep 26 2014]
Statements on the Departure of Attorney General... [Published PressReleasePoint - Sep 26 2014]
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to step down [Published Windy City Times - Sep 26 2014]
Farewell to Obama’s Progressive Backbone [Published Daily Beast - Sep 26 2014]
Eric Holder’s LGBT-rights legacy [Published Metro Weekly - Sep 26 2014]
Attorney General Eric Holder, Defender of LGBT ... [Published Advocate.com - Sep 25 2014]
HRC Celebrates the Distinguished Service of U.S... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 25 2014]
It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, says Greil Marcus – bu... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 25 2014]
FBI does not support ‘hate group’ charge by Fai... [Published Catholic San Francisco - Sep 24 2014]
Rally in PA for Hate Crimes Protections: Gay Re... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 23 2014]
Film Sheds Light on the Life and Legacy of Matt... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 23 2014]
Philly Attack Is Important Reminder of Need for... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 22 2014]
Today in History for Sept. 20 [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 20 2014]
POV Resources for #FergusonSyllabus [Published PBS - Sep 19 2014]
Charge the recent attackers of gay men with fed... [Published Philadelphia Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
What others are saying about the attack on a ga... [Published Somerset Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
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A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a ... [Published TIME.com - Oct 14 2014]
In her first public statements about the theft and distribution of her private nude photographs, Jennifer Lawrence called the act “a sex crime.” There are differences of opinion about using those words to characterize what happened. What is not debatable ...
A Million Peeping Toms: When Hacking Is Also a ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 14 2014]
In her first public statements about the theft and distribution of her private nude photographs, Jennifer Lawrence called the act “a sex crime.” There are differences of opinion about using those words to characterize what happened. What is not debatable ...
Hate Crime Laws: What the Amish Beard Cutting C... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
In the fall of 2011, 16 members (10 men and six women) of a breakaway Amish community in eastern Ohio executed five beard-cutting attacks on Amish people in other communities at night and by ambush over an eight-week period. The 16 defendants were convicted ...
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Hate Crime Conv... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 28 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_08/wahl-hair-trimmer.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="An interstate nexus|||wahl.com" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Today a federal appeals court overturned the hate-crime ...
DNC Chair’s Statement on President Obama’s Deci... [Published Democrats News Blog - Jun 16 2014]
Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement today on President Obama’s decision to sign an executive order to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or identity for federal contractors:“President ...
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