Queer Is the New Black? Not So Much: Racial Disparities in Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

The present study examines the intersection of race and sexual orientation in the experience of discrimination among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. The results of the study suggest that while a majority of LGBTQ individuals report being victims of anti-LGBTQ discrimination, racial minorities experience even greater levels of anti-LGBTQ discrimination than do White LGBTQ people. The findings suggest that the intersection of race and sexual orientation creates elevated levels of discrimination risk beyond the already elevated rates of discrimination experienced by members of the LGBTQ community for LGBTQ racial minorities.

Read more here: https://www.academia.edu/9136824/Queer_Is_the_New_Black_Not_So_Much_Racial_Disparities_in_Anti-LGBTQ_Discrimination?email_work_card=title

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