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We Need a Violence Against Women Act That Includes All Victims Now

Susan Brison | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Susan Brison

The Republican Representatives who are keeping VAWA from being reauthorized have a choice: Pass the Senate bill this week -- or do nothing and face the consequences in 2014. If compassion and fairness don't move them to do the right thing, let's hope that self-interest and foresight will.

Why VAWA Must Include LGBT Survivors

Terra Slavin | Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Terra Slavin

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center works every day with some of the most vulnerable LGBT survivors of domestic and sexual violence, survivors who will be put at risk by the changes made by the House of Representatives to the Senate bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.

Laura Bassett

Romney Bullying Story Creates Awkward Timing For House Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Last week's blockbuster report in the Washington Post that Mitt Romney bullied a closeted gay classmate in prep school creates a bit of uncomfortable ...