Case Study: Laramie

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My hometown is Chicago, and I believe that Laramie has more differences than similarities. For example, in Laramie they just acted as if they LGBT community did not exist, however, in Chicago, we have a gay pride parade each year to celebrate this community and their attributes to Chicago. Furthermore, in Laramie, they didn’t see Matthew Shepherd dead as a hate crime, but in Chicago, we take this type of crime very seriously because Chicago is a very diverse city and people need to be able to feel safe. Also, in Laramie, when the advocacy for gay and lesbian was started they were seen as different and people didn’t understand why they were making a big deal about the crime. But, in Chicago, there are many advocacies for LGBT community and people
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