[JURIST] The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) [advocacy website] said Tuesday that violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people persists in the US [press release, PDF] and that violence disproportionately impacted transgender people and minorities. The report [text, PDF] presented findings that hate violence against LGBT individuals increased by 13 percent from 2009 to 2010 and anti-LGBT murders increased by 23 percent. Moreover, 44 percent of LGBT murder victims were transgender women, while 70 percent of LGBT…

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