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Report: Increased Murders in 2011 of LGBTQ and HIV+ People

Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012

At least thirty people were killed last year in the United States either because of their gender identity or H-I-V status according to a report released yesterday.

The report’s authors found an eleven percent increase in murders of Queer-identified and H-I-V positive individuals over the previous year.

KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin spoke with Chai Jindasurat from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, who co-authored the report.

5:11 minutes (4.75 MB)


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