Asian lesbian volence
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people can face violence motivated by hateful attitudes towards their sexuality or gender identity.
Violence may be executed by the state, as in laws prescribing corporal punishment for homosexual acts (see homosexuality laws), or by individuals engaging in intimidation.
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8 Apr When you get beaten every day, you no longer feel the pain, you just feel numb," said Wong, now a year-old transgender man working with the Asia Pacific Transgender Network rights group in www.stolice-europy.eu Asia, which is largely patriarchal and conservative, the violence lesbian, gay, bisexual and.
Addressing inequality, violence and discrimination towards LGBTI people
Description:Sexual predators leaving aid world following Oxfam scandal - UK minister With little recourse to justice, many have contemplated suicide to end violence and abuse BANGKOK Thomson Reuters Foundation — In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rape after discovering they were a lesbian couple. Such verbal, physical and emotional abuse in Asia against lesbians, bisexual women, and transgender LBT people is pervasive and often condoned by the authorities, leading many to contemplate suicide, according to a new report by the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission IGLHRC. Family members are the primary perpetrators of violence against LBT people in Asia and emotional violence, which intensifies over time and usually precedes physical violence, was the most commonly reported form of abuse, researchers found. Laws criminalising same-sex relationships fuel the violence, it said, and accused governments of tolerating, endorsing and supporting the violent clampdowns on LBT people and government-controlled media and state-supported religious leaders of preaching intolerance. It also called on governments to denounce the use of religion to stigmatise or commit violence against LBT people.