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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Discrimination and Harassment by Law Enforcement Officers in the LGBT Community

General Material
Published Date
March, 2015

Discrimination and harassment by law enforcement based on sexual orientation and gender identity is an ongoing and pervasive problem. This report presents research demonstrating that LGBT individuals and communities face profiling, discrimination and harassment at the hands of law enforcement officers. Data from a wide range of sources show that such harassment and discrimination is greatest for LGBT people of color, transgender persons and youth.