Victims are often made vulnerable by their sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status, & targeted not just with physical violence
"His courageous parents, Judy and Dennis Shepard, turned Matthew’s memory into a movement to combat the scourge of anti-LGBTQ+ hate"
GLAAD & ADL's research also found “more than 160 attacks against drag events and performers over the last year
Hundreds rally against hate after what Waterloo police say was hate-motivated attack related to gender expression and gender identity
The defendant "set out to rid the town of all LGBTQI+ members by killing them. He shot into the home of a lesbian resident
HUD will launch federal initiatives to combat LGBTQ youth homelessness and new regulations to "protect LGBTQ kids in foster care"
The controversy illustrates the unpredictability and arbitrariness of online flare-ups often driven partially or entirely by misinformation
The statement reaffirms the Bide-Harris administration's commitment to standing "proudly with the LGBTQI+ community
The Williams Institute reported in 2022 that "LGBT people [are] nine times more likely to be victims of violent hate crimes"
Defendant’s threats caused Merriam-Webster Dictionary company to close its offices in Springfield, Mass. and New York