LA County To Collect Data On Violent LGBTQ Deaths

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By Kate Sosin

Medical examiners don’t generally note if homicide victims were gay or transgender. As a result, LGBTQ advocates can go months to years without knowing about hate crimes impacting the community. Or worse, they never learn about them at all. A new resolution in Los Angeles County seeks to tackle some of that disparity in reporting. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors adopted a motion Tuesday, September 3, that requires its medical examiners to investigate […]


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