In 2017, NCAVP recorded reports of 52 hate violence related homicidesof LGBTQ people, the highest number ever recorded by NCAVP. This number represents an 86% increase in single incident reports from 2016. In 2017, there was the equivalent of one homicide of an LGBTQ person in the U.S. each week.
A Crisis of Hate: A Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Hate Violence Homicides In 2017
by Chelsea Convery; Emily Waters; Larissa Pham; Sue Yack-Bible
Jan 18, 2018