Hate crime murders in the U. The 24 hate crime murders that occurred in mark their highest occurrence since the FBI began tracking and reporting hate crimes in While the number of overall hate crimes dropped slightly from 7, in to 7, in , they remain high. Even more troubling: the number of actual hate crimes and murders that occurred in the U. An additional
Violence against LGBT people
What the left doesn't want to mention about NYC hate crimes
When researching statistics about hate crimes against gays, it becomes immediately apparent that there are large holes missing in the data. This creates a disturbing issue within society today because many hate crimes involve intimidation and harassment. Think about the bullies you might have seen in high school and now take that to an adult level where lives are being threatened. Because of this, 3 out of every 4 potential hate incidents are never reported to a police official. What does this mean? As times change, it takes a little while for laws to catch up. What makes it difficult to combat this issue is the fact that many hate crime incidents are based on jurisdictional issues where local responses are required.
The Theory That Justified Anti-Gay Crime
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Click to expand Image Revellers wave flags during a gay pride parade in downtown Madrid, Spain, July 2, The data, released last week, shows police recorded 14, crimes committed against people because of their sexual orientation in
A t the secondary boys' school I went to in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets, anyone who took an interest in learning or attempting to achieve anything academically was labelled "gay". Rarely did it descend into physical violence. This was a Bangladeshi, Muslim-majority school, very much reflecting the community it was located in.