17-24-30 NationalHCAW – one of the country’s leading anti-hate crime charities and the founders of National Hate Crime Awareness Week – has made clear its disappointment that the Home Office, currently under the charge of Suella Braverman MP, has declined to offer a statement of support for this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week, which ends on October 16.
Brian Page, a 41-year-old man from North Carolina and his 36-year-old English husband Ben face having their family torn apart just in time for Christmas. The couple of nearly seven years live in Milton Keynes and were married in New York in June 2014 before moving to England to provide support to Ben’s terminally ill mother.
George Montague affectionately know as The Oldest Gay in the Village has received a letter from the Home Office pointing to an apology issued to all gay men pardoned of historic sexual convictions where the activity involved would not constitute a crime today.
Godfrey Kawalya is a gay Ugandan refugee living in Britain since 2002. He was expelled from secondary school in Uganda in his teens and was rejected by his family because of his sexuality. After leaving school, Godfrey found construction work in Uganda, but his company sacked him when they discovered he was gay.
Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity, launch a new National LGBT+ Hate Incident Reporting system commissioned by the Home Office. Individuals who have experienced or witnessed a hate incident in the UK can now report by completing a simple form online.