52% Of LGBTQ Adults Have Experienced Violent Threats

The Hill reports:

More than half of LGBTQ adults in America say they have experienced violent threats, according to a study from The William Institute at the UCLA School of Law. The study examined the similarities and differences across key subgroups of the LGBTQ community.

Fifty-two percent of respondents said that someone had threatened them with violence since they were age 18. In addition, 75 percent of respondents said someone verbally insulted or abused them. Thirty-nine percent said someone had thrown an object at them.

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