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Over 700,000 LGBT people live in New York metro area

Study ranks largest 55 metropolitan areas by LGBT population and percentage

Transgender people over four times more likely than cisgender people to be victims of violent crime

Findings from the first study to examine victimization rates of transgender people using a nationally representative sample

Equality Act would provide civil rights protections to millions of LGBT people

LGBT people face discrimination in all areas of their lives. Recent Williams Institute research has documented discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing, public accommodations, health care, and other settings.

Biden executive order will protect 3.6 million LGBT students in the US from discrimination

Today, President Biden signed two executive orders aimed at protecting students from discrimination on the basis of sex and establishing a Gender Policy Council

Nearly one quarter of lesbian, bisexual, and queer women are parents

Parents are more likely to be bisexual, in a relationship with a man, and living in non-urban areas

Over 11,000 applications for asylum based on LGBT status filed in the US between 2012 and 2017

More than half were from the Northern Triangle region of Central America: El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala

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