Saturday, July 30, 2016

People of Color Are Far More Likely to Be Victims of Anti-LGBT Crimes

While only 38 percent of the U.S. population identify as people of color, 60 percent of survivors of anti-LGBTQ and anti-HIV hate crimes identified as such. In fact, research suggests that racial minorities are far more likely to be victims of anti-LGBTQ hate crimes than whites. The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program collected data on hate crimes against LGBTQ and HIV-affected people (and those perceived to be so). READ MORE