Graphics: Colorado's score for hate tweets -- and fondness for the N-word
First, we'll break down homophobic tweets. This map shows how the state fared in terms of negative tweets using the term "dyke."
Not much blue on that one. But there's more for negative tweets using the word "fag" -- albeit not a lot near Denver:
The amount of blue in Colorado for negative tweets using the word "homo" is fairly modest, too. But there are major hot spots just beyond state lines:
And disturbingly, there's a lot more blue marking negative tweets using "queer," particularly in some mountain areas of central Colorado:
These patterns show up in Colorado tweets deemed racist, as well.
Continue to see more maps showing Colorado's score for hate tweets.