LGBTQ individuals feel less safe in recent years

In spite of all the changes in the laws to protect the LGBTQ community’s rights in the last 5 years, two surveys in USA Today tell a different story.  According to the interviews and surveys tolerance for LGBTQ individuals has eroded in all areas over the last two years.  Individuals feel less safe and public support to pull back anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBTQ individuals are being challenged or overturned.  “Moving backwards on rights for the LGBTQ community is unacceptable” said Gail Barouh, PhD, LINCS Managing Director.