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Violence Against the LGBTQ Community

Violence Against the LGBTQ Community 

Price: $41.27
S&L Price: $30.95
ISBN: 978-1-68282-919-6
Format: Hardcover
Other titles in the LGBTQ Issues series Go to eBook
Author: Hal Marcovitz
Publication Date: 2021
Number of Pages: 80
Dewey Code: pending
Lexile: 1000-1400
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

Members of the LGBTQ community have suffered through a particularly ugly form of bias for decades?any 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.