Of the 9,535 hate crime victims in 2007, 1,512 were victimized because of their sexual orientation.
Source: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

They found her
They found her at the bottom of the stairs
And she had blood on her face and tears on cheeks
And three football players
Anointed, appointed, and baptized by the Church of Latter Day Hate
Pushed her down a flight of stairs because she was gay. . .

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