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Protests at the White house following the right-wing demonstrations in Charlottesville, August 2017. Photo: EFE.
The FBI’s 2017 Hate Crime Statistics documented a 17 percent increase in hate crimes nationwide — a dramatic jump after upticks of 5 percent and 7 percent in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

Funcionarios y expertos elaboran estrategias para combatir el aumento en los crímenes de odio en Filadelfia y PA

 12/14/2018 - 17:13
Las protestas en frente de la casa blanca tras las manifestaciones de la derecha en Charlottesville, Agosto 2017. Foto: EFE.

Las estadísticas de crímenes de odio de la FBI para el 2017 documentaron un aumento de 17 por ciento en los crímenes de odio a escala nacional --un salto dramático después de los repuntes de 5 por ciento y 7 por ciento en 2015 y 2016, respectivamente.


More than 200 members of LGBT community killed in Mexico over three-year period

 05/18/2017 - 06:14
File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Gay men are often targeted by robbers, with gangs even specializing in this type of crime. The modus operandi is for the criminal to seduce the person either in person or via Internet and then, once inside the victim's home, to steal his belongings and kill him.

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Rittenhouse hate crime mobilizes inclusion of LGBT protections in legislation

 09/22/2014 - 11:13
(L. to R.) State Senators, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese and Daylin Leach.

State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) announced he will hold a rally on Sept. 23 in the Pennsylvania Capitol to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 42, legislation that would expand the commonwealth’s hate crime protections to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) citizens.


Crímen de odio moviliza equidad LGBT en Pensilvania

 09/22/2014 - 10:32
(Izq. a der.) Los senadores estatales, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese y Daylin Leach, forman parte de la coalición que apoya legislaciones de equidad LGBT.

El senador estatal de Pensilvania Larry Farnese organizará una manifestación en Harrisburg este martes 23 de septiembre a las 11:00 a.m., para pedir apoyo por el proyecto de ley SB 42, para expandir la protección legal contra crímenes de odio que incluya a miembros de la comunidad lesbiana, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT).