The National Coalition for Anti-Violence Programs' 2012 National Report on Hate Violence Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities Released Today
To download the full report please visit NCAVP online at:
The Report includes:
- Overall rates of reports of anti-LGBTQ violence remain steady in 2012.
- Transgender women, people of color, and gay men face the most severe violence
- LGBTQ people report substantial police misconduct when engaging with the police
The report is the most comprehensive report on this violence in the United States. It draws on data collected from 15 anti-violence programs in 16 states (with one organization reporting about two states) across the country. States reporting were: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Vermont.