Tag: homophobia in law enforcement

NYPD Pride

47 years ago in New York, things were quite different between the police and the mostly hidden LGBT community.  It’s both ironic and impressive that the New York Police Department is now a leading example of community outreach and connection

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Homophobia In Law Enforcement

Author Greg Miraglia is also the host and producer of an LGBT news magazine radio show on station KRCB in northern California.  In 2010, he produced a program about LGBT law enforcement officers that included interviews with some of the

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New Study Of Homphobia In Law Enforcement

UCLA’s Williams Institute released a report this week about homophobia within law enforcement and corrections in the United States.  The 51 page report details research conducted by the Institute and chronicles countless incidents of LGBT law enforcement employees who have

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“Making” Someone Turn Gay – Really?

I think I may have become too confident about law enforcement’s evolution around understanding and accepting LGBT colleagues. I would have thought that with those serving our communities with a charge of upholding the Constitution by being objective, fair, and

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NBA Sends The Right Message

Last week the NBA fined LA Lakers player Kobe Bryant for using profanity and a gay slur. Bryant has been ordered to pay $100,000 for calling a referee a word that GLBT youth report hearing daily. It’s a word that

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