Two trans people, both part of a group of performers at a wedding function, have been shot in Peshawar, Pakistan.
The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that women’s groups should not be granted a full judicial review of CPS rape charging policy.
Police investigating the murder of journalist and activist Lyra McKee have arrested a 27 year old man in Londonderry under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
With the Domestic Violence Bill having passed through the Commons, former Prime Minister Theresa May, has warned of the consequences for victims of domestic abuse.
The Human Dignity Trust’s new film, A Wake Up Call: Hate Crime Law in the Commonwealth, is funded by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
Jesusa Fidel Ventura Reyes was tortured, killed and then beheaded on the night of 18th May Flores in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
Following the conviction of Reynhard Sinaga, male rape is back in the news. And, sadly, this terrible crime is more common than you might think. Ten years ago, on a warm summer’s afternoon I am in a well-known clothes rental store getting a kilt for a Scottish friend’s wedding (I have since Continue Reading
Friday 17th May was the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). The Australian official IDAHOBIT organisation explains that the international awareness day started in May 17, 1990. After the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization approved the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Continue Reading
An England fan and a Frenchman have suffered separate homophobic attacks in Moscow and St Petersburg on day one of the football World Cup in Russia. It is reported that the Englishman was forced by five men to withdraw cash from an ATM in Moscow, before being beaten up. In what Continue Reading
Cece McDonald was subjected to a brutal hate crime, then incarceration for a prolonged “state crime”. Cece McDonald survived extraordinary discrimination and prejudice, motivated by transphobia and racism. Cece McDonald is a black transgender woman whose journey to justice was a demonstration of remarkable and deeply moving strength in the face Continue Reading