Guest commentary: Jussie Smollett isn't the reason black LGBT hate-crime victims aren't believed - gay hate crimes denver

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Hate crime reports in in Colorado nearly double gay hate crimes denver


Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the U.S. state of Colorado live in . The state's hate crime law has provided protections based on both sexual orientation and gender identity or In December , Denver introduced a proposal banning conversion therapy on LGBT minors by an ordinance.

In Colorado, there were reported hate crimes in compared to Debra Pollock, CEO, The LGBT Community Center of Colorado.

A hate crime that later spurred legislation and other changes in the west was that of University of Wyoming gay student Matthew Shepard.

Black LGBT hate-crime victims, though, have always struggled to be believed. To suggest that their credibility turns on whether his story is.

The Denver Police Department said they are currently investigating whether the attack on the two Gay couple stabbed in apparent hate crime.