Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. The FBI estimates 7, total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than ,
This article was originally published on Broadly. It can feel almost more gross than it does from straight men. It's like, you're not even trying to express sexual interest in me, you're just asserting your dominance over my body just because you're a man—you're just doing it because you can.
Our bus rolled past the National Mall in Washington, D. I could see Jake hold himself back, clutching the seat in front of him and lifting his haunches slightly, like a dog prepared to strike. But his hostile body language was speaking to no one in particular.
Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, including stalking, harassment and violent assault, have more than doubled in England and Wales over five years, a Guardian analysis has shown. In the most recent year of data, police recorded 11, crimes, more than doubling from 4, during this period. Transphobic attacks have soared in recent years, trebling from reports to 1, over the period examined.
You force your partner to stay in the closet with you. You think about committing suicide because of your sexuality. These are just a few of the many signs of internalized homophobia, an issue that affects the vast majority of LGBQ individuals and belongs at the forefront of the fight for justice and equality.
Foreword Each year some men are murdered in Australia because they are homosexual. The Australian Institute of Criminology has collected data on all homicides coming to police attention in Australia as part of the National Homicide Monitoring Program. Using these datasets, this paper compares the victims and offenders in gay-hate related homicides with other male homicides in New South Wales and finds that the victims are generally older than other male homicide victims and are more likely to have been beaten to death.
The Trump administration provided safe haven for anti-LGBT groups and individuals throughout the year, with a particular onslaught on transgender people in Anti-LGBT evangelical groups continue to enjoy unprecedented access to the White House and are intimately involved in forging public policy. Obama-era policies recognizing gender identity in schools and prisons were rolled back. The State Department banned diplomatic visas for unmarried same-sex partners of diplomats or employees of international agencies who work in the U.
Jamaica has a bad reputation for anti-gay prejudice. This small island in the Caribbean has become notorious not only for its anti-gay laws, political rhetoric and murders, but also for its broad societal acceptance of severe sexual prejudice and openly hostile music. Most people remember dancehall star Buju Banton, who hit the scene when he was 15 with the hugely popular Boom Bye Bye.