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FBI Statistics for 2017 Show Rise in LGBT Hate Crimes in Texas

FBI Statistics for 2017 Show Rise in LGBT Hate Crimes in Texas

Statistics released by the FBI on November 14 show a rise in hate crimes against LGBT people residing in the state of Texas during 2017. In 2016, 45 LGBT hate crimes were reported statewide — that number rose to 49 in 2017. The breakdown shows a 16 percent rise incidents motivated by sexual orientation and

Study Examines Impact of Discrimination on LGBT Texans

A recently released study by the Williams Institute finds that Texas laws and social climate contribute to an environment where LGBT adults experience stigma and discrimination in employment and other aspects of their life. Affected too are LGBT youth who are bullied in schools and rejected by their families. The study, The Impact of Stigma

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