Poll: Canadian gays, bisexuals more likely to be violent-crime victims than straights

02/29/2008 | Toronto Star, The

A new study has found that Canadian gays and lesbians are nearly 2.5 times more likely to be the victims of violent crime than straight people, while bisexuals are four times more likely to be victimized. The report from Statistics Canada also found 15% of gays or lesbians and 28% of bisexuals said they were victims of spousal abuse, vs. 7% of straight respondents.

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