posted on Aug, 4 2012 @ 08:49 PM
reply to post by Annee
Here's just one article I found on violence against homosexuals:
Hate Crimes Against LGBTQ Americans Increased In 2010, Report Shows
In Ohio, they threw bottles and bricks. In California, they carved words into flesh. In Michigan, they went after victims where they worked. Across
the country, episodes of violence against gay Americans grew in number. The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released a report last week
detailing a startling uptick in violent hate crimes against lesbian, gay and transgender people in 2010, including a sharp rise in hate-related
“This increase in murders signals a pattern of severe, ongoing violence against LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities,” Jake Finney from L.A. Gay and
Lesbian Center in Los Angeles, Calif., said in the report. The 79-page document includes data compiled by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence
Programs in New York from more than a dozen organizations in states across the country.
So yes, they do have an increased risk of violence against them, and I'm sorry, but this is something that shouldn't happen.
Whites do experience violence in blacks, and vice versa, but that violence tends to be limited to ghettos and high crime areas. There is also a fair
amount of violence against Muslims, but that is something new after 911 and usually but not always from the hands of Christians.
It really shouldn't matter how people live, as long as they aren't hurting people, you have no business in their lives, and you should stay out of