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Asian Americans lead the fight against hate crimes in California

In September, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law two bills that address the unprecedented number of bias incidents and hate crimes in the state. Initially aimed to confront the rise of such cases against Asian American and Pacific Islanders, the laws will also aid in defense of LGBTQs, who have experienced a similar increase. It’s an example of the importance of allies and cooperation among victimized communities to provide the means to combat harassing comments and violent behavior spurred by racial/sexual slurs, conspiracy theories, and political rhetoric.

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Queer Music News: Ty Herndon drops his first single from upcoming album ‘Jacob’

FILE PHOTO: Ty Herndon in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) “Till You Get There” is the first single from Fort Worth’s Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning country artist Ty Herndon. The song from his forthcoming album JACOB shipped to country radio on Monday and is now available for streaming and download here. “This song is about the Read More

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Del Shores Foundation announces its first Writers Search winners

Emerson Collins and Del Shores of the Del Shores Foundation interview winner Jiggs Burgess. In an emailed announcement this week, the Del Shores Foundation announced its inaugural winners of its 2021 Writers Search. The search awards LGBTQ writers in three different categories. The search also focuses on the southern region of the United States. On Read More