Something is demographically amiss in parts of eastern DeKalb County, just outside of Atlanta. In several predominantly African-American neighborhoods , there are only about three black men for every five black women under age Nationally, the Census Bureau counts 88 black male adults for every black women, while the ratio for whites is a more equal 97 men for every women. Governing reviewed the latest population estimates for all black adults ages 18 to 64 in Census tracts where they totaled at least 2,
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Demographics of sexual orientation
Nugent was a writer, artist and actor during the Harlem Renaissance. Rustin promoted nonviolent resistance and organized the March on Washington. A writer and social critic, Baldwin is perhaps best known for his collection of essays, "Notes of a Native Son," and his groundbreaking novel, "Giovanni's Room," which depicts themes of homosexuality and bisexuality. In , Ailey was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his influential work in bringing dance to underserved communities. Lorde, a self-described "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet," broke ground with her emphasis on the intersections of race, gender, class and sexual identity.
The history of violence against LGBT people in the United States is made up of assaults on gay men , lesbians , bisexual , and transgender individuals LGBT , legal responses to such violence, and hate crime statistics in the United States of America. People who are perceived to be LGBT may also be targeted. The violence that has occurred over the existence of the LGBT community has been very extensive considering how long the incidents have occurred.