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The Interim Report of The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing includes a number of “action items” intended to improve relations between police and LGBTQ/HIV communities and to address LGBT/HIV related bias in law enforcement practices. One related recommendation in the 101 page report is that police stop using possession of condoms as sole evidence of intent to engage in prostitution.

Benjamin Todd Jealous and Andrea Ritchie
The U.S. Justice Department must act to stem law-enforcement profiling of LGBT Americans of color.
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