The report, “Two Years and Thousands of Voices,” found about two-thirds (67%) of the recorded incidents involved harassment, such as verbal or written hate speech or inappropriate gestures.
One in six (17%) of the incidents were reported as physical assault, and another 16% involved avoidance or shunning.
Women were found twice as likely to report hate incidents as compared to men. About 60% of all documented incidents were reported by women.
Public spaces, including streets, sidewalks and parks, saw 40% of reported incidents, while businesses such as grocery stores saw 27% of incidents. Furthermore, nearly one in 10 incidents occurred online and on public transit.