Evaluating the Severity of Hate-motivated Violence: Intersectional Differences among LGBT Hate Crime Victims

@article{Meyer2010EvaluatingTS,
  title={Evaluating the Severity of Hate-motivated Violence: Intersectional Differences among LGBT Hate Crime Victims},
  author={Doug Meyer},
  journal={Sociology},
  year={2010},
  volume={44},
  pages={980 - 995}
}
This article employs an intersectional approach to examine the ways in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people evaluate the severity of hate-motivated violence. Previous studies of LGBT hate crime victims have typically focused on the psychological effects of violence. In contrast, this article explores the sociological components of hate crime by comparing the perceptions of poor and working-class LGBT people of colour with the perceptions of white, middle-class LGBT people… Expand
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