Published on 7 Sep 2017 Sections

LGBT hate crime on the rise

Home Affairs Correspondent

More than a fifth of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have experienced abuse in the past year says the charity Stonewall – attacks both verbal and physical.
The figures for transgender people are even higher, with 41 per cent saying they have been the victims of hate crime.

But only a small proportion of victims reported attacks to the police.
And a warning that this report from our home affairs correspondent Andy Davies contains strong language.

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