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The article reports, “A national hotline for human trafficking victims received calls from about 10,000 individuals last year, from every state in the union. A new report out today by the Polaris Project, which runs the 24-hour hotline through a federal grant, says the volume of calls for help is on the rise, as awareness of the problem grows.”
The summer months bring exciting opportunities for celebrating and reaching out to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) communities. During the month of June, many communities host Pride Events, Festivals and Parades as a space for activism around sexual and gender equality.