Last Friday, as many of us were still preoccupied with the manhunt for the remaining Boston Marathon bomber, the Boy Scouts of America made an interesting announcement.
After an extensive (really, check out the executive summary linked below) study...
Apr 20, 2004 — Hate speech and hate crimes are on the rise on college campuses across the country. St. Lawrence University is coping with several recent cases of violence, threats of violence, and discrimination. The incidents range from racial and homophobic slurs to a phoned death threat and a physical assault on a campus running trail. As David Sommerstein reports, the incidents have sparked a debate over how to confront a very persistent problem. Go to full article
Aug 06, 2002 — A gay rights group is blaming Gov. Pataki for the state legislature's failure to pass a bill prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Jan 18, 2002 — Gay rights advocates say 2002 presents the best chance ever for passage of a non-discrimination act in the Republican led New York State Senate. Now that Governor Pataki has made that legislation a top priority in is state of the state message. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Feb 26, 2001 — Heuvelton Central School added sexual orientation to its discrimination policies this month. It's one of a handful of districts in the region sending a clear message that anti-gay behavior won't be tolerated. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article