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NYC To Offer Free Self-Defense Classes For LGBT Community After Rise In Hate Crimes

Yasha Wallin

After recent rash of violent attacks on gay New Yorkers, the local legislators are coming up with ways to curb hate crimes and help the LGBT community protect themselves. To start, the city will be offering free self defense classes in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan; a state senator also plans to hold a public forum to discuss the state's hate crimes law.

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