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
Cassie Hayes, 28, was fatally attacked with a knife by her girlfriend’s ex-partner Theresa May has paid tribute to 28-year-old Cassie Hayes who was killed in a “brutal attack” in broad daylight at a TUI travel agents in Southport where she worked. Southport’s Conservative MP Damien Moore asked Mrs May to Continue Reading
The latest victim of a transphobic attack gives Out News Global’s Andy West his harrowing account of the beating that left him in pain and shock. It happened on Saturday 4 November at just gone 1 in the morning. I’d been at a party and was wandering home towards Deptford High Street in South London when I saw Continue Reading
Police have confirmed that Giovanni Melton was shot and killed by his father. 14-year-old Giovanni was murdered during an argument with his dad about being gay, according to his friends. Those close to the teenager say his dad, 53-year-old Wendell Melton, had never accepted his homosexuality. Henderson police say Giovanni was Continue Reading