If you have taken this survey during PRIDE or a previous time, we ask that you do not participate a second time in lieu of data collection. Thank you. 
What is your age?

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* 1. What is your age?

Are you White, Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific islander, or some other race?

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* 2. Are you White, Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific islander, or some other race?

What is your gender identity?

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* 3. What is your gender identity?

What is your sexual orientation? 

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* 4. What is your sexual orientation? 

Have you made your sexual orientation known to others?

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* 5. Have you made your sexual orientation known to others?

Which of the following groups have you made your sexual orientation known to?

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* 6. Which of the following groups have you made your sexual orientation known to?

Political Affiliation

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* 7. Political Affiliation

Relationship Status

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* 8. Relationship Status

Education Level

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* 9. Education Level

Having a support system can greatly reduce the likelihood of intimate-partner violence and homicide. Please read each statement carefully and check the option that best describes you.

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* 11. Having a support system can greatly reduce the likelihood of intimate-partner violence and homicide. Please read each statement carefully and check the option that best describes you.

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A majority of people support LGBT rights
A majority of people support same-sex marriage
I feel safe in my community
My family supports my gender identity and/or sexual orientation
My friends support my gender identity and/or sexual orientation
Have you been homeless for a period of time of one week or more?

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* 12. Have you been homeless for a period of time of one week or more?

How ofen do you use recreational or non-prescription drugs?

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* 13. How ofen do you use recreational or non-prescription drugs?

How many drinks per week do you consume?

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* 14. How many drinks per week do you consume?

Violence (physical force or intimidation) can be an indicator of an underlying factor that may escalate to homicide.
Have you ever been a victim of violence?

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* 15. Have you ever been a victim of violence?

Have you ever experienced intimate-partner violence?

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* 16. Have you ever experienced intimate-partner violence?

Have you ever felt threatened by someone you have met online?

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* 17. Have you ever felt threatened by someone you have met online?

Have you ever participated in violence?

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* 18. Have you ever participated in violence?

Have you ever bought/or sold sex?

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* 19. Have you ever bought/or sold sex?

If you have bought or sold sex, have you ever felt that the experience(s) exposed you to violence

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* 20. If you have bought or sold sex, have you ever felt that the experience(s) exposed you to violence

Have you ever been stalked?

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* 21. Have you ever been stalked?

Have you ever been choked and/or strangled?

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* 22. Have you ever been choked and/or strangled?

Have you ever felt angry or extreme anxiety after a first sexual encounter with the same-sex within the first 24 hours?

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* 23. Have you ever felt angry or extreme anxiety after a first sexual encounter with the same-sex within the first 24 hours?

Researchers are trying to better understand variations in sexual dynamics because at least 28% of LGBT homicides are sexually related, while only 3% of heterosexual homicides are.
How would you describe your preference for sexual animation of mutual participation in the sexual act? I want my sex partner to:

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* 24. How would you describe your preference for sexual animation of mutual participation in the sexual act? I want my sex partner to:

Does fear of anti-LGBT violence prevent you from speaking out in everyday life?

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* 25. Does fear of anti-LGBT violence prevent you from speaking out in everyday life?

Would you agree that the LGBT community experienes more vioence than heterosexuals?

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* 26. Would you agree that the LGBT community experienes more vioence than heterosexuals?

Have you ever not reported violence that ultimately ended in homicide?

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* 27. Have you ever not reported violence that ultimately ended in homicide?

Fear of police misconduct may stop a witness from reorting violence that may escalate to homice.
Please read each statment carefully and check the option that best describes you.

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* 28. Please read each statment carefully and check the option that best describes you.

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If I see violence occuring between two strangers, I will report it to law enforcement.
If I see violence occurring and my friend is the victim, I will report it to law enforcement.
If I see violence and my friend is the perpetrator, I will report it to law enforcement.
If I report violence to law enforcement, it is taken seriously.
Do you think police would respond similarly to a police call regarding intimate partner violence between two men versus violence against a women by a male partner?
Have you ever been treated with hostility by law enforcement?

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* 29. Have you ever been treated with hostility by law enforcement?

Have you ever been victim of verbal abuse by law enforcement?

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* 30. Have you ever been victim of verbal abuse by law enforcement?

Have you ever been victim of physical violence by law enforcement?

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* 31. Have you ever been victim of physical violence by law enforcement?

Have you ever been victim of homophobic or transphobic language by law enforcement?

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* 32. Have you ever been victim of homophobic or transphobic language by law enforcement?

Have you had any dealings with the police in which your sexual preference seemed to make a difference in their treatment of you? If so, please explain in comment box.

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* 33. Have you had any dealings with the police in which your sexual preference seemed to make a difference in their treatment of you? If so, please explain in comment box.

On a scale of 1 (no problem) to 5 (extreme problem), how big of a problem are hate crimes against the LGBT community? Check your answer.

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* 34. On a scale of 1 (no problem) to 5 (extreme problem), how big of a problem are hate crimes against the LGBT community? Check your answer.

On a scale of 1 (not at all) to 5 (very much), how much do you believe that homicde can be prevented? Check your answer.

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* 35. On a scale of 1 (not at all) to 5 (very much), how much do you believe that homicde can be prevented? Check your answer.

What do you think are the top causes of homicide? Please ONLY rank your choices 1, 2, and 3.

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* 36. What do you think are the top causes of homicide? Please ONLY rank your choices 1, 2, and 3.

Please list your "Other" response to the previous top causes of homicide question if this was your choice.

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* 37. Please list your "Other" response to the previous top causes of homicide question if this was your choice.

Do you know how to find help if you experience violence or threats?

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* 38. Do you know how to find help if you experience violence or threats?

Do you own a firearm?

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* 39. Do you own a firearm?

Do you know how to load and shoot a firearm?

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* 40. Do you know how to load and shoot a firearm?

Have you ever taken a self-defense course?

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* 41. Have you ever taken a self-defense course?

Have you practiced shooting a firearm at a shooting range?

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* 42. Have you practiced shooting a firearm at a shooting range?

Do you typically carry pepper spray, a knife, or another self-defense tool or weapon?

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* 43. Do you typically carry pepper spray, a knife, or another self-defense tool or weapon?

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