LGBT and black: a lethal combination

While overall crime against LGBT people is down, violence against black LGBT and trans people is still rising.

Of the 20 LGBT people killed nationwide in anti-LGBT bias attacks last year, 16 were people of color and 11 were transgender women of color.

And unfortunately, this represents only a fraction of the crimes since many go unreported or incorrectly classified.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/report-anti-lgbt-violence-overall-down-but-homicides-up-in-2#.woVR1VEW8

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Marisa

I am a writer of words, a thinker of thoughts, a changer of genders, and a queerer of life. I am an antagonist of the ordinary; and while I do tolerate it, I also look at it with contempt.

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