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Intersecting Oppression: Study Shines Spotlight on Penalties for LGBT People of Color


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Intersecting Oppression: Study Shines Spotlight on Penalties for LGBT People of Color

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

A new study documents how systemic discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, queer, and transgender people of color—from legal discrimination to educational inequality to lack of family recognition—compounds into a "financial penalty" that forces people from this demographic, and their families, into disproportionate economic insecurity.