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Higher Education Anti-harassment Act reintroduced in U.S. Senate

| Thursday, March 27, 2014
Courtesy: VKristopher Sharp (left) with U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) on Thursday reintroduced legislation that would require colleges and universities receiving federal student aid funding to enact an anti-harassment policy. [caption id="attachment_133516" align="alignright" width="450"] Courtesy: Kathryn RobertsonKristopher Sharp (left) with U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.[/caption]...

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For Carlos Vigil, whose fate could have been my own… Rest in peace, my friend

| Thursday, July 18, 2013
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Initially I could not understand why Carlos Vigil's story had elicited such a strong emotional response from me. Perhaps it was our shared interest in government and public policy? Maybe it was the clear articulation of his frame of mind that day through a posting I had read on his Twitter account? Or perhaps it was my empathy for his family and what they must be going through during this harrowing moment in their lives? As I pondered these questions I quickly came to the realization that selfishly, my feelings had little to do with Carlos or his family. It was because of me...

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Student gov’t candidate targeted in anti-gay smear campaign wins election

| Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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HOUSTON -- A student government candidate at University of Houston-Downtown, who was the subject of an anti-gay smear campaign that also revealed his HIV status, has been elected student body vice-president.

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Gay student’s HIV status revealed in student council smear campaign

| Thursday, April 4, 2013
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HOUSTON -- Campus police at the University of Houston-Downtown have launched an investigation over flyers that surfaced on campus that detailed private medical information about a gay student's HIV status.

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