GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Homosexuality In Prisons Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"About 2% of men in U.S. prisons and jails said they were sexually victimized by another inmate in the past year."

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"Approximately 4.4% of prison inmates and 3.1% of jail inmates reported experiencing one or more incidents of sexual victimization by another inmate or facility staff."

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"An estimated 9,600 inmates overall reported sexual victimization and less than half of these reports involved staff."

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"Male homosexual prisoners are 26 times more likely to experience repeated sexual assault than their heterosexual counterparts."

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"The rate of inmate-on-inmate sexual victimization was at least three times higher among females (13.7%) than among males (4.2%)."

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"Nearly 7% of homosexual and bisexual men have been raped in prison."

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"In a sample of men at a state prison, 14% of heterosexual men and 39% of homosexual men reported experiencing at least one incident of pressured or forced sexual contact since incarcerated."

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"Around 216,600 inmates are sexually assaulted in prisons annually in the U.S."

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"It's estimated 14.9% of inmates who identify as non-heterosexual have been sexually victimized."

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"Among inmates who reported sexual misconduct, about 5.4% were men and 8% were women."

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"A survey in California found that 67% of LGBTQ prisoners experienced sexual assault by staff, compared with 10% of the general population."

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"In England & Wales, 17% of the male prison population identify as homosexual or bisexual."

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"Only about 9% of sexual abuse allegations in prison involve physical force—the vast majority involve coercion, manipulation and trading."

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"Male victims of sexual assault in correctional settings are 5 times more likely to experience repeated assault than women."

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"An estimated 9.5% of former state prisoners reported one or more incidents of sexual victimization during the most recent period of incarceration."

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"Of all perpetrators of sexual abuse in prisons, 54% were reported to be other inmates and 46% were staff."

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"In a survey of 27 prisons, 31% of transgender women inmates reported a sexual assault."

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"Transgender prisoners in US facilities are sexually assaulted more than 10 times as often as the general prison population."

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"In England and Wales, non-heterosexual men in prison were twice as likely to become victims of sexual abuse compared to heterosexual inmates."

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