The Impact of Cash Bail on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV


  • Low-income
  • Attorneys
  • Advocates

LGBTQ individuals disproportionately interact with the criminal justice system and are often the victims of this cash bail system. LGBTQ people are more likely to be assessed a higher bail than others because they are seen as greater flight risks and more likely to be a danger to the community based on stereotypes and perceptions that LGBTQ people are not connected to families or communities.

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