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Dems Introduce Anti-Harassment Bill on Anniversary of Gay Student Tyler Clementi's Death

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Senate and the House introduced a bill addressing bullying and harassment of LGBTQ college students on the 11th anniversary of Tyler Clementi's death.Senators Patty Murray of Washington and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, along with Representative Mark Pocan, also of Wisconsin, presented the legislation which would require colleges and universities that receive federal funding to pass policies dedicated to ending harassment and bullying of minority identities like sexual orientation and gender.If passed, the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act would require higher education institutions to establish policies that prohibit harassment of enrolled students by classmates, faculty and staff based on race, color, national origin,.

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