Deadly homophobia and transphobia take victims in Peru and Brazil

Advocates in Peru and Brazil have shared information about the impact of homophobia and transphobia in their respective countries. The Brazilian group released a report with statistics for 2014 showing an increase in violence. The Peruvian group reacted to the suicide of a 12 year old boy who was being bullied for being gay by both his stepfather and classmates.

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Beating bullying: How England and Wales are combating LGBT hate crimes in schools

Yesterday was the launch of a new campaign designed to tackle homophobic and transphobic abuse in schools in England and Wales.

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The United Nations wants to hear from YOU for #IDAHOT

To mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the United Nations is soliciting stories from you.

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Join LGBT advocates around the world for the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

This Saturday, people in countries around the world will participate in the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (“IDAHOT”). Several events will take place to spread awareness of the unequal treatment that plagues the LGBT community.

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November 20, 2013

GLAAD remembers the victims on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. This isn't about pride or parties.

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Philadelphia trans community and allies gather in Love Park, hold vigil for Diamond Williams

Last night, family and friends gathered in Philadelphia's Love Park to hold a vigil in honor of Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was brutally murdered and dismembered last week in an act of transphobic violence.

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June 4, 2013

NCAVP report: 2012 hate violence disproportionately target transgender women of color

2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.

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