Hannah Kathleen Roesch
Hannah Kathleen Roesch han-nuh k-ae-th-lean r-oh-sh (she/her/hers)

Hannah Kathleen Roesch is a 2022 graduate of St. Bonaventure University, majoring in journalism. She has reported for Tapinto Greater Olean, contributed to PolitiFact New York and interned as a radio personality on WSBU.

Fighting hate: Approaches range from expanding hate crime definitions to gathering data

LOS ANGELES – The system for reporting hate in America is broken. The FBI’s database has limited scope, and people often don’t – or sometimes can’t – report hate crimes to authorities. But federal, state and local entities are tackling hate in a variety of ways – from expanding definitions and launching hotlines to capturing data.

A chalkboard filled with drawings of staff and a large rainbow hangs near the front desk at the TransLatin@ Coalition office in Los Angeles on July 5, 2022. Jimena Sandoval, the group’s communications and marketing coordinator, says it was drawn for Pride Month. (Photo by Jessica Alvarado Gamez/News21)

Q&A: Bridging the trust gap between police and LGBTQ people

Greg Miraglia, founder of Out to Protect, said training, recruitment and officer representation on a police force are among the ways to build trust with LGBTQ community people.