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Should The Government Compensate Victims of Homophobic Policies? 17

LGBTQ identity is celebrated at Pride events this month – but these happy occasions can’t erase a long history of discrimination, stigmatization and violence toward this community. Omar G. Encarnación, a professor of political studies at Bard College, joins host Krys Boyd to make the case that it’s time for not only apologies from the federal government, but monetary compensation for those who were victims of laws codifying homophobia. His book is called “The Case for Gay Reparations.”