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Activists Demand Answers To Claims Of Anti-Gay Police Violence In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following...

Standing Against Hatred and Violence

Yetta Kurland | Posted 07.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

Our community rightfully prides ourselves on being one of the most tolerant in the world, and these attacks have shaken us. The recent murder of Marc Carson exposes just how vulnerable we remain even in 2013 and even in the West Village in Manhattan.

Violence Against Women Act, Grindr & a Look Back at 2012 on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 03.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week, I spoke to Sharon Stapel of the New York City Anti-Violence Project and Susanna Saul and Carmen Del Rey of inMotion, Inc. about the Violence Against Women Act. Then Catherine Abate of Community Healthcare Network spoke to us about on Grindr and public health.

Latina Transgender Given Award By The Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 04.27.2012 | Latino Voices

The Justice Department's National Crime Victim Service Award honors individuals and programs that provide services to victims of crime. Many of the se...

Why Have a Safety for All Communities Day?

Joyce Choi Li | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York
Joyce Choi Li

In the wake of a high-profile incident of violence, people approach me with the same question: what does the NYC Anti-Violence Project (AVP) do to end violence? We now ask you: what will you do to end violence?

Public Television's In The Life Examines Anti-Gay Hate

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eleanor Moonier

Hate speech against gay people is embedded in our culture. The most radical voices claim that gay people are a threat to our children and country. What many don't realize is that these messages are crafted by a well-resourced media machine.