First National Survey of the Lesbian, Gay and Transexual Community in Mexico

Marco Antonio Toh (México 2005), director of the Human Rights unit for the Attorney General of Quintana Roo, México, assisted in the coordination of the first national survey on discrimination against the lesbian, gay and transexual community. According to the survey, which was conducted via email to 1,273 lesbian, gay and transexual youth over the age of twelve, 75% of the respondents had suffered some type of abuse in school because of their sexual orientation. High school is the main place where homophobic bullying takes place.

To learn more about the survey: http://oncetv-ipn.net/noticias/index.php?modulo=interior&nota=124&dt=2012-05-15

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