Protecting Gay Kids By Punishing Bullies: Some Legal Questions

As part of the Columbia Law School Center for Gender and Sexuality’s ongoing Queer Theory Workshops, I recently attended a panel that included Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN, and Richard Kim, Executive Editor at The Nation.  At issue were hate crimes and anti-bullying legislation, particularly as seen through the lens of the Dharun Ravi case in New Jersey that resulted from the aftermath of Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi’s suicide in 2010.

Read the rest of my post at 243 Conklin, here.

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