LGBT hate crime

“Biphobia … what biphobia?” – Bisexual erasure in the LGBTQI community

“Biphobia … what biphobia?” – Bisexual erasure in the LGBTQI community

By Ruth Walshe, University of Sussex Categorised by their deviance from the supposed norm of heterosexuality and cisgender identity, LGBTQI people have long now found themselves hoarded together, fighting for their rights side by side. However, there are an abundance of individual identities within LGBTQI communities; each letter standing for a different (though often intersecting)…

Examining the Impacts of Hate Crimes Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

Examining the Impacts of Hate Crimes Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

By Professor Rupert Brown, Mark Walters and Jennifer Paterson, University of Sussex In 2015/2016 there were 7,194 recorded hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation hostility and a further 858 recorded incidents based on transgender identity hostility in England and Wales; rises of 29% and 41% from 2014/2015 respectively (Home Office, 2015/16). This may suggest improved…

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