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More LGBT People Killed In 2017 Than In All Of 2016
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12 Aug 2017 03:17 AM EST

According to data from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, more LGBT people have been killed in hate-violence-related homicides so far in 2017 than in all of 2016. As of August 2017, there have been 33 hate-violence-related homicides of LGBT people. In 2016, there were 28, excluding the 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. The numbers translate to around one hate-violence-related death every 13 days in 2016. So far in 2017, the pace of those deaths is at about one every six days.

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