Tag Archives: NCY LGBT Anti-Violence Project

Quote Of The Day – John Scarpa

“A sentence of 25 years to life is an incredibly long period of time, judge. Shouldn’t that be reserved for people who are guilty of killing certain classes of individuals? Who is the victim in this case? Is the victim a person in the higher end of the community? Amanda was engaged in a life of prostitution, life of drug ...

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New Yorkers Rally Against Hate Crimes Outside Madison Square Garden

Hundreds of LGBT New Yorkers gathered outside Madison Square Garden last night in protest of the ongoing spree of violent anti-gay hate crimes, one of which occurred outside the famed sports venue. The protest was organized by Queer Rising and the LGBT Anti-Violence Project. Visit the Facebook page of Gay Marriage USA for many more photos and some of the ...

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New York City Anti-Violence Project Courage Awards: September 27th

Via press release: The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) will hold its 16th Annual Courage Awards on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Studio 450 at 6:00 p.m. AVP’s Courage Awards were created 16 years ago to honor outstanding individuals, organizations and corporations whose work on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected communities—particularly on behalf of ...

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PSA: Bullying Is Violence

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Bloggers Honored By NYC’s LGBT Anti-Violence Project

Last night Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend, Andy Towle of Towleroad, and Bil Browning of The Bilerico Project and I attended the NYC Anti-Violence Project’s Courage Awards, where we were honored for our work as “citizen journalists” – a term Pam calls “the glamour word for bloggers, don’tcha know, since we didn’t have PJs on.” We had elected Pam ...

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November 9th: NYC Anti-Violence Project’s 13th Annual Courage Awards

With the horrendous spate of brutal hate crimes seen recently in New York City, the important work of the NYC Anti-Violence Project has never been more vital. Please consider supporting them by attending Nov. 9th’s 13th Annual Courage Awards fundraiser. The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) will hold its 13th Annual Courage Awards on Monday, November 9, 2009 at ...

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Broadway Friday

– Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner will receive the Courage Award from the NYC Anti-Violence Project at an event to be held November 9th. Get tickets here. The evening will include cocktails, a chefs’ tasting, and a program featuring the award presentation. Honorees will also include Clifford Chance US LLP, and Weblog creators Bil Browning, Joe Jervis, Pam Spaulding and ...

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Sunday: Rally To Protest Gay Bashings

This Sunday in Queens, the NYC Anti-Violence Project and others will rally to protest a recent spate of gay bashings around the city. Leslie Mora, 30, was attacked June 19 in Jackson Heights by two men who shouted anti-gay slurs and hurled a belt at her, cops said. Less than three weeks later, on July 8, Carmella Etienne, 22, was ...

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UES Gay Bashing Spree Continues, AVP Issues Community Alert

The NYC Anti-Violence Project has issued a community alert (PDF) after a third Upper East Side gay bashing in one week by what appears to be the same group of young men who committed the attack I reported on Monday. The victim in that attack provided the NYPD with the sketch (left) of one of the men involved in his ...

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Brutal Gay Bashing On Upper East Side

The NYC Anti-Violence Project is investigating the case of a gay man who was viciously beaten yesterday by a group of men who called him a “faggot.” The incident happened on the usually sedate Upper East Side. The Village Voice reports: Joe Holladay, in town on business, was jumped and beaten Saturday morning by a group of men who called ...

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2007 AVP Courage Awards

Hosted by actor B.D. Wong (left), the NYC LGBT Anti-Violence Project held its 2007 Courage Awards on Monday. New York State Assemblyman Daniel J. O’Donnell and Verna Eggleston, Former Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration and Executive Director of the Hetrick-Martin Institute, now with the Bloomberg Family Foundation were both honored with awards for their work on ...

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