GHV’s Updated Statement of Commitment to LGBTQIA+ Equity and Inclusion

Transphobia, emboldened by a rise in far-right political rhetoric, has now reached the level of a public health crisis.

In the United States, easy access to firearms contributes to more than 10,300 hate crimes each year and triples the risk of death by suicide, two statistics that disproportionately impactTGNC individuals. Additionally, 75% of the homicides committed against the TGNC community involve the use of a firearm. The lack of swift and definitive action by American politicians further enables and escalates this national gun violence epidemic.