LQBTQ+ Rights

Know your rights as a member of the LGBTQ+ Community! 

Here on this page you can find statistics on anti-LGBTQ+ bias that show what kinds of challenges our community is facing. Protecting our rights begins with knowing our rights, see below for resources for:

Statistics on Anti-LGBTQ+ bias and other LGBTQ+ community challenges

In New Jersey

The New Jersey State Office of the Attorney General tracks bias incident reports by the specific bias motivation.

See the following reports of the NJ State Police for details: 2022 NJ Total Bias Incidents and 2020 Bias Incident Report

In the U.S. :

The United States Census Bureau and other departments of the U.S. federal government tracks important statistics related to experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.

[1] https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2021/08/lgbt-community-harder-hit-by-economic-impact-of-pandemic.html
[2] https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2022/06/lgbt-adults-report-anxiety-depression-during-pandemic.html
[3] https://bjs.ojp.gov/content/pub/pdf/vvsogi1720.pdf