If you or someone you know, has been the victim of what you believe to be a Hate Crime, you no longer have to rely on local law enforcement to investigate and report it as such. Since 2011, individuals can directly contact the FBI and request that they investigate the incident, bypassing local police.They will then refer it to the Justice Department, if it warrants prosecution as a Federal Hate Crime.
Beginning in 2013, the FBI will be keeping separate statistics on transgender related Hate Crimes.
Hate crimes add an element of bias to traditional
crimes—and the mixture is toxic to our communities. Crimes of hatred
and prejudice—from lynchings to cross ...
24 hour FBI in Columbia, SC hot line number (803) 551-4200.
As the Matthew Sheppard and James Byrd, Jr. Federal Hate Crimes Act applies to felony crimes, there is an obvious need for misdemeanor hate and bias-based ...
LAMBDA GLBT Community Services takes hate crimes and other anti-GLBT incidents very seriously. LAMBDA works together with law enforcement, judicial, ...
Join the effort to end violence against LGBT people that terrorizes the entire community.
Trans Violence Tracking Portal
- Report incidents of transphobic violence or bullying to TVTP
Hate Crimes and Personal Injury Guide;
Find out what laws and policies cover bullying and cyberbullying in SouthCarolina. Visit StopBullying.gov for more information.
SC Equality, GSA Network
SC Equality is committed to ensuring a future where every student who walks the ... In 2011, we created the SC GSA Network (South Carolina Gay-Straight ... (GSA ), and implement training for school personnel regarding anti-gay harassment.
Public School Review
An overview of bullying in schools, laws to protect
students, and the impact on education. This section provides great tips
on protecting your child from being bullied or becoming a bully. Learn
about the latest anti-bullying laws and see how cyber-bullying effects
your child’s school performance.
View the most popular articles in Bullying:
From Statehouse to Schoolhouse: Anti-Bullying Policy Efforts in U.S. States and School Districts, examines the anti-bullying policies of all 13,181 school districts across the country.
It provides the prevalence of
anti-bullying policies in all U.S. school districts and whether state
laws and guidance are being implemented at the district level.
In addition, the report explores whether district policies:
- Protect students specifically
on the basis of personal characteristics, such as sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, race and religion;
- Require professional development for educators on bullying and district accountability for incident reporting; and
- Have an impact on school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
Check out the full report
and a recording of our webinar
Related Resources: Model Laws and Policies
From Statehouse to Schoolhouse: Anti-Bullying Policy Efforts in U.S. States and School Districts
- See more at: http://www.glsen.org/article/new-state-and-school-district-anti-bullying-policies#sthash.y0rFdHBQ.dpuf
It Gets Better
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Aug 30, 2012 ... Like states that have tried to pass similar laws, this amounts to a “license to bully.” Given that anti-gay bullying is often justified by religious ...
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) youth and those perceived as LGBT are at an increased risk of being bullied. Find strategies to help at ...