American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Rate at Which Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Citizens Are Victims of Physical Assaults Due to Their Sexual Orientation
James R. Jones, PhD

The purpose of this study was to examine the rate at which lesbian, gay, and bisexual United States citizens are victims of physical assaults due to their sexual orientation. The research consisted of 198 participants. Closed ended surveys were provided to the participants. The question for this study was “How many times have you been physically assaulted because of your sexual orientation”. An ordinal regression was conducted to determine the extent to which physical assaults were related to the outcome measured.

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