The panelists discussed hate speech and how it relates to bias crimes. Examples were given of hate speech experienced by people of LGBT and HIV status. Panelists discussed legislative activity in different states, how hate crime legislation works, Supreme Court speech jurisprudence, and about pending Congressional legislation that sought to include sexual orientation. Finally, the panel focused on hate speech on campuses, including legal developments, responsibility, and remedies.



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