Description: Members of the LGBTQ community have suffered through a particularly ugly form of bias for decadesСmany have been the victims of violent acts. In the 1990s the brutal murder of a gay man, Matthew Shepard, brought attention to the violence faced by LGBTQ individuals. Since then, lawmakers and prosecutors have stepped up efforts to bring perpetrators to justice; nevertheless, violence against the LGBTQ community continues to persist in American society.
Violence Against the LGBTQ Community
Series LGBTQ Issues Copyright Yr 2021 Publisher JAppleseed (Reference Point Press) Interest Level 6-12 (RL6)