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. 

* 1. What is your age?

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

* 3. What is your gender identity?

* 4. What is your sexual orientation? 

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

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

* 7. Political Affiliation

* 8. Relationship Status

* 9. Education Level

* 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.

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree Nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
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

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

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

* 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.

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

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

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

* 18. Have you ever participated in violence?

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

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

* 21. Have you ever been stalked?

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

* 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.

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

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

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

* 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.

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

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree Nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
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?

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

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

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

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

* 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.

* 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.

* 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.

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

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

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

* 39. Do you own a firearm?

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

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

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

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

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