verbal or physical abuse/bullying against people perceived to be LGBT
Studies show that bullying happens to people who are gay or lesbian more often than to others in general. As teenagers, gay young men are more likely to be bullied than lesbians. 
- Lussenhop, Jessica. "Schools Ignore Gay Bullying at Their Own Peril," Village Voice, May 30 2012; retrieved 2013-2-19.
- "For Most Bullied Gay Kids, Things Do 'Get Better,' Study Finds" at nlm.nih.gov, February 4, 2013; retrieved 2013-2-20.