One person is murdered every 25 hours in Brazil according to a shocking annual survey conducted by the Gay Group of Bahia (GGB). The 2016 survey found that 343 members of the LGBT community were killed in homophobic, biphobic or transphobic situations in the past 12 months. 173 gay men, 144 trans people, 10 lesbian and four bisexuals were killed alongside 12 straight victims. The identified straight victims were shown to be in relationships with trans or bisexual people, or were related to the LGBT community.
January 28 / Pink News