Black Gay Couples Nearly Twice More Violent, Study Says

An annual "Intimate Partner Violence" report by The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs says that black gay couples are almost twice as likely to be stalked and/or abused by their partner. What's up with that? Here are come charts from their website with key findings.

62% of LGBTQ IPV survivors are people of colour

LGBTQ Black/African American people are more likely to experience physical violence from intimate partners

LGBTQ and HIV-positive people of colour are almost twice as likely to experience threats or intimidation in their intimate relationships

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  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)