Chart showing 17 percent of women who report being on probation in the past year, and 18 percent of those on parole in the past year, identify as lesbian or bisexual

Data Source: Compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative using data from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2019; general population data are from The Williams Institute’s How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?. (Graph: Alexi Jones, 2021)

This graph originally appeared in Visualizing the unequal treatment of LGBTQ people in the criminal justice system.

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