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June 16, 2017

Report Examines Trends In LGBTQ, HIV-Affected Hate Violence

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LGBTQ people and those living with HIV have long been disproportionately targeted for discrimination, hatred, and violence. While much progress has been made in recent years towards equality and hate crime legislation, these marginalized communities are still victimized at disturbing rates. To combat this violence, we must first ensure that it is properly documented. A new report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) outlines the types and patterns of hate violence experienced by LGBTQ and HIV-affected Americans in 2016. The report was co-authored by researchers from anti-violence organizations across the country, including Cara Presley, Violence Recovery Program Manager 
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