A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

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A Houston PRIDE festival-goer waves an LGBTQ Pride flag Saturday, June 23. (Megan Ross/News21)

News21 | August 15, 2018

This article is the result of an 8-month investigation by News21 in conjunction with our reporting partner, ProPublica’s Documenting Hate Project. The story delves into the LGBTQ community’s distrust in law enforcement and the barriers that exist to having an LGBTQ bias crime recorded by law enforcement and later prosecuted. Personal accounts from victims of alleged hate crimes and anti-LGBTQ harassment are featured.