LGBT Movement Advancement Project (MAP) builds on Where We Call Home: LGBT People in America to focus specifically on LGBT people of color in rural America. The report "shows how the structural differences of rural American life uniquely impact LGBT people of color, making them more vulnerable to discrimination and less able to respond to its harmful effects.
A new report condemns the disproportionate targeting of LGBT people of color by the criminal justice system and makes recommendations on how public sector reforms and investment can support vulnerable communities. For more detailed policy analyses, statistics, stories from youth, spotlights on innovative programs and initiatives around the country, see the expanded report here..
This report reveals how LGBT people are more likely to interact with law enforcement and enter the criminal justice system, as a result of pervasive stigma, discriminatory enforcement of laws, and biased policing strategies.. .
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