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GALOP hate crime report 2016

This report presents evidence about the needs and priorities of LGBT communities in relation to hate crime. It includes analysis of an on-line community survey of 467 LGBT people, which asked about experiences of hate crime and interactions with services. It also analyses interviews and written submissions from 18 individuals who have either experienced hate crime, or are professionals working on this issue. Despite progress on this issue, the results presented here suggest that homophobia, biphobia and transphobia remain a significant part of LGBT peoples’ lives. Additionally, it found that individuals face considerable barriers to accessing assistance in terms of policy, practice and legislation.

Experiences of hate crime

  • 4 in 5 LGBT people had experienced hate crime
  • A quarter had experienced violent hate crime
  • A third experienced on-line hate crime
  • A tenth experienced sexual violence as part of a hate crime

The Hate Crime Report 2016 | GALOP

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