Spike in violence against transgender people since the 2016 US election, study claims

Transgender violence and discrimination spiked following the 2016 Presidential Election, a study claims.
There was a 20 percent increase in violent deaths of transgender people between 2016 and 2017, and a new survey by Columbia University found that 70 percent of transgender participants have significantly higher concerns for their safety since the 2016 election.
Nearly 30 percent of people transgender respondents said they have experienced hate crimes following the election and more than two-thirds reported high levels of sadness or depression and anxiety.
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13 March 2018 in Health, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail
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