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A Crisis of Hate: A Mid Year Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Hate Violence Homicides

Show simple item record Waters, Emily Yacka-Bible, Sue 2019-04-30T21:11:30Z 2019-04-30T21:11:30Z 2017
dc.identifier.citation Waters, Emily; Yacka-Bible, Sue. (2017). A Crisis of Hate: A Mid Year Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Hate Violence Homicides. National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, 21 pgs. en_US
dc.description Report en_US
dc.description.abstract Since 1996, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs has released national research reports on the various ways that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities experience hate violence. Within these reports, NCAVP shares information about anti-LGBTQ homicides for the previous year. However, in just August of 2017, NCAVP has recorded the highest number of anti-LGBTQ homicides in our 20-year history of tracking this information. NCAVP decided to issue this report early in hopes that it will raise awareness of the crisis of fatal violence against LGBTQ and HIV affected communities....As of August 23rd, 2017, NCAVP has recorded reports of 36 hate violence related homicides of LGBTQ and HIV affected people, the highest number ever recorded by NCAVP. This number represents a 29% increase in single incident reports from 2016. So far in 2017, there has been nearly one homicide a week of an LGBTQ person in the U.S....All homicides listed here were included in this report because there is information that indicates a strong likelihood that the motivations behind the violence were either primarily or partially related to anti-LGBTQ bias. NCAVP has provided all demographic information that has been shared either through media reports, police reports, or through our member programs.However, this information is not exhaustive. NCAVP knows that the number of homicides is likely higher as some homicides of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people are not documented because of misidentification of victims’ sexual orientation or gender identity in media and other reports. Additionally, motives related to anti-LGBTQ bias can be difficult to discern as media and law enforcement are often reluctant to say that a homicide is related to bias. This lack of information on identities and motivations makes it difficult to track hate violence homicides and to know exactly how many anti-LGBTQ homicides occur each year. It is often difficult to assert victims’ racial, ethnic, gender identity, or sexual orientation given the difficulty of finding accurate information in the media and other reports. NCAVP is cautious not to report information on identities that has not been confirmed so as not to misidentify victims (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) en_US
dc.subject Data Analysis en_US
dc.subject Media Coverage en_US
dc.subject Crime Reporting en_US
dc.subject Administrative Data en_US
dc.subject Victim Services en_US
dc.subject LGBTQ en_US
dc.subject Sexual Orientation en_US
dc.subject Gender Identity en_US
dc.subject Sexual Minorities en_US
dc.subject Homosexual en_US
dc.subject Trans en_US
dc.subject Lesbian en_US
dc.subject Gay en_US
dc.subject Transgender en_US
dc.subject Queer en_US
dc.subject Homophobic en_US
dc.subject Transphobic en_US
dc.subject Gender-based Violence en_US
dc.subject Sex-based Crime en_US
dc.subject Homicide en_US
dc.subject Murder en_US
dc.subject Violent Death en_US
dc.subject Violent Victimization en_US
dc.subject Hate Crime en_US
dc.subject Bias Motivated Crimes en_US
dc.subject Bias Crimes en_US
dc.subject Bigotry en_US
dc.title A Crisis of Hate: A Mid Year Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Hate Violence Homicides en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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