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Gay community seeks inclusion in college rape debate

According to a 2009 applied research paper from the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, the LGBT community is facing a different set of circumstances than their heterosexual peers: gays and lesbians are more likely to be physically targeted than other groups affected by hate crimes. One study found that sexual harassment was a factor in the four-times-higher (than non-LGBT population) rate of suicide attempts for gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students.

Gay community seeks inclusion in college rape debate.


Written by uocemagna

September 17, 2013 at 7:59 am

Posted in Homophobia

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