Why We Support Newark Communities for Accountable Policing

Garden State Equality
Posted by Garden State Equality on September 25, 2014

Tonight, Garden State Equality is taking part in an amazing community event. And we want you to come. At 6pm, September 25, at Unified Valisburg Services Organization (40 Richelieu Terrace, Newark, NJ), Newark Communities for Accountable Policing (N-CAP) will make its presence known. N-CAP is an organization dedicated to ensuring that Newark residents have serious oversight of the Newark Police Department (NPD). Community members will share stories of how they have been mistreated by NPD, and ...

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  • New GSE Youth Caucus Co-Chairs Announced

    Garden State Equality
    Posted by Garden State Equality on September 15, 2014

    [caption id="attachment_3917" align="alignright" width="150"] Alex and Leah, Garden State Equality’s new Youth Caucus Co-Chairs.[/caption] (Montclair, NJ) Garden State Equality is proud to announce our new Youth Caucus Co-Chairs for the 2014-2015 school year, Alex Lasher and Leah Greenhaus. They join GSE as Youth Caucus Co-Chairs, assisting in leading LGBTQA youth advocacy and supporting local chapters. The GSE Youth Caucus is our award-wining statewide youth leadership program that ...

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  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds New Jersey Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors

    Garden State Equality
    Posted by Garden State Equality on September 11, 2014

    Federal Appeals Court Upholds New Jersey Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors Court Rejects Anti-LGBT Groups’ Constitutional Challenges to Law From the National Center for Lesbian Rights (Trenton, NJ, September 11, 2014)—Today, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit unanimously upheld a 2013 New Jersey law prohibiting licensed therapists from attempting to change the sexual orientation or gender expression or identity of patients under 18 years old. ...

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