GW Professor Warns of Dire Impact of Laws Targeting LGBTQ Community

June 28, 2023

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As Pride events are underway in cities across America, what should be a time for celebration and community has been marred by an explosion in hateful rhetoric and threats targeting the LGBTQ community. 

This wave of anti-LGBTQ sentiment, set against a backdrop of regressive and prejudicial laws being passed, is having dire consequences on a vulnerable population, leading to an outcry from experts urging a need to push back against the hate. 

Dwayne Wright, an assistant professor of higher education administration and the director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, said that in recent months lawmakers across the country have introduced harmful laws targeting the LGBTQ community. 

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