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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v9n3 (01/20/2010) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

We Owe Haiti

As a student of world history and a man who visited Haiti in 2003, I say the US owes Haiti a great deal of development support beyond just $10 million for earthquake relief. Our foreign and economic policies have taken advantage of the country for decades.

Bias, Hate Crimes, and Equality

Two events hit the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community hard as this second decade of the 21st century dawns frigidly on Buffalo, New York. Lindsay Harmon was savagely stabbed, blinding her in one eye, while her attacker uttered anti-gay slurs, as Lindsay exited Roxy’s nightclub with her girlfriend. Investigations have not yet proven this to be a hate crime.

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