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H.Res. 1121 (115th): Remembering the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death and expressing Congress’s continued support for the prevention of hate crimes and the advancement of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 12, 2018.


Finds that no person should face violence or discrimination because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

Honors the contributions of nonprofit organizations and community leaders working to advance tolerance, acceptance, equality, safety and respect for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans.

Reaffirms support for LGBTQ-inclusive hate crime prevention laws.