GLAAD CEO Says Political Rhetoric Is To Blame For Rise In Violence Against LGBTQ Community.

The 2020 FBI Hate Crimes Report indicated 20% of hate crimes were against the LGBTQ community. News NOW talked with Sarah Kate Ellis, CEO of Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, about why she thinks there is an increase in LGBTQ hate crimes.

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