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AVP Learns of an Anti-Gay Incident in Downtown Brooklyn

AVP has learned of an anti-gay incident which occurred last Thursday, March 30th, 2017 in Downtown Brooklyn. According to media reports, a gay-identified man boarded a subway train at the Franklin Avenue subway stop on the A/C line and was physically assaulted by a man hurling anti-gay slurs as the

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AVP Learns of Anti-Gay Vandalism Incidents in Astoria, Queens

AVP has learned of several incidents of anti-gay vandalism which occurred this past week in Astoria, Queens. According to media reports, the office building that was targeted houses two Democratic local lawmakers: New York State Senator Michael Gianaris and New York State Assemblyperson Aravella Simotas. The graffiti was anti-Obama and

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AVP Learns of an Anti-Gay Attack in Midtown, Manhattan

AVP has learned of an anti-gay attack which occurred on Sunday morning, March 12th, 2017 outside of Madison Square Garden in Midtown Manhattan. According to media reports, the survivor, who identifies as gay, was verbally and physically assaulted by a stranger who also threatened to kill him. An arrest was

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AVP Action Brief: We’re Watching You, Devos

Our AVP Action Brief  tracks actions of the Trump administration that impact our communities’ safety and rights and offers concrete steps that we can take to stand up for safety and justice. We are here for you and we are in this together. We’re watching you, DeVos This afternoon, Betsy

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