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Nearly a quarter of LGBT+ people in a flash poll said they were afraid for their safety after Orlando gay club massacre.

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The LGBT+ community remain on high alert after an attack on a gay club in Orlando left 49 people dead.

In a flash poll conducted by THEGAYUK 23% of people surveyed said that they were afraid for their safety after the deadly attack in Orlando.

When asked if the attack in Orlando directly affected their feelings of safety in going out on the gay scene 23 per cent said that they were afraid.

Seventy-seven per cent of those questioned said that they would not allow “hate to win” and they would not be put off going to gay clubs and bars.



 


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