Please refresh the page and retry. A female activist in St Petersburg has been brutally murdered in what friends fear may be the start of a new wave of violence against LGBTQ people. Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, was found on Sunday in bushes near her home with stab wounds to her back and face and signs of strangulation, the Fontanka news outlet reported.
Check out our interactive infographic to see progress toward the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health objectives and other Healthy People topic areas. Improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals. LGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes.
In Crisis? Although lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identified LGBTQ people are as diverse as the general Canadian population in their experiences of mental health and well-being, they face higher risks for some mental health issues due to the effects of discrimination and the social determinants of health. Socio-economic factors or determinants play a key role in mental health and wellbeing for all of us, and are particularly important for marginalized populations.
The desperation of daily life in Honduras is driving thousands of people to join other Central American migrants in their long march northward toward what they hope is asylum and safety in the United States. Yet the situation is especially grave for those who are LGBT, in particular gender non-conforming men and minors. Perhaps that was why the first people to reach the U.
We have an ethical mandate to serve all survivors of sexual violence. Yet lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT survivors have often been excluded from our work. Our work must include LGBT survivors not only because it is right, but because it is necessary in order to create a comprehensive response to sexual violence.
Domestic abuse happens in same-sex relationships too. Call freephone free to call from landlines and mobile phones within the UK and do not appear on itemised bills. They are also free to call from BT payphones.
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.
Violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people can range from bullying in school to workplace harassment to physical violence. Some LGBT people are actually beaten and killed for being who they are. If someone in your life has been a victim of a hate crime, contact the police first, and then turn to a local chapter of the Anti-Violence Project AVP for additional assistance.