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New Law Stands Up For LGBT Youth (Queens Tribune, 7.1.10)

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Jackson Heights This Week New Law Stands Up For LGBT Youth Queens Tribune 1-7 July 2010 The New York State Senate passed sweeping anti-bullying legislation on June 22 that will be the first in the nation to include protection for transgender individuals. The Dignity for All Students Act passed the Senate by an overwhelming 58-3 […]

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Gay students face hostile environment, report says (Newsday, 10.28.05)

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Gay students face hostile environment, report says By Ellen Yan staff writer Newsday October 28, 2005 Many gay and transgender students have been harassed daily in city schools, including by staff who call them names or remain silent when they see bullying, concludes a report released Thursday. The survey from the nonprofit Advocates for Children, which interviewed 75 […]

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Council to Vote on Harassment Bill (GCN, 4.29.04)

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Council to Vote on Harassment Bill Legislation mandates staff training, reporting on bullying, gender identity, queer issues By Nicholas Boston Gay City News 29 April 2004 David Mensah, executive director of the Hetrick Martin Institute, was among those who testified for a city student dignity bill on April 26. (Pictured at September 2003 rally for […]