‘Dark year’ for France as LGBT+ assaults hit record high in 2018

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‘Dark year’ for France as LGBT+ assaults hit record high in 2018
‘Dark year’ for France as LGBT+ assaults hit record high in 2018
This couple was assaulted a few months ago in their own backyard by one of their neighbors. The assault which took place in the dead of night begin with insults and quickly turned violent. on the stomach for my fingers were cut and I had a 1 centimeter wide wound just below my belly. Button. Physical. According to the French group, SOS homophobie assault, some lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people hit a new record in 2018, the nonprofit Association register 231 physical attacks. Last year. The number of assaults jump 66 % from 2017. The previous annual record of 188 anti-lgbtq + assault dates back to 2013. The year same-sex marriage was passed in France. Victims of homophobic attacks speak out more than they used to explains why these numbers are on the rise. Unfortunately, even if mentalities are changing their habits, Francis, a series of homophobic attacks in Paris at the end of 2018, widely publicized on social media, prompted the lgbtq plus Community to demand urgent government action in November equality. Minister Alan Shepard responded with a plan against lgbtq plus violence, but to this day, only two out of 10 actions Promise by the minister have been effectively put in place according to SOS and what will be
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As countries across the world prepared for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia on Friday, a French support group reported that physical attacks on LGBT+ people hit a record high in France in 2018.

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