February 21, 2007
All You Need is Love
I was impressed when I opened my email this morning and read HRC's new slogan for donations, "Love Conquers Hate" ( http://www.hrc.org ) in a plea to support Hate Crimes legislation.
HRC is "leading the fight against hate violence" and I'm sure that by not mentioning their support for only explicitly inclusive legislation to ensure that transgender people will be covered was simply an oversight.
After HRC pledged their support to GenderPac, the largest and oldest representative of the transgender community and the many hours that must have gone into GenderPac's statistics report (50under30 pdf) I just know it was an oversight by HRC to not mention explicit inclusion, it would have to be.
Ethan St. Pierre
Families United Against Hate
statistics update and analysis
Remembering Our Dead Project
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Founder and creator
TransFM broadcasting network
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition
FAMILIES UNITED AGAINST HATE (FUAH) is a nonprofit grassroots organization created by and for families and survivors of hate motivated violence, in collaboration with other individuals and organizations. We offer support, guidance and assistance to families* and individuals dealing with incidents based on bias; and to the people, organizations and agencies who serve and support them.