Community News

An Honest Tale of Modern Britain or – it’s not homophobic if you’re not a “fat poof”      

Craig Hanlon-Smith June 3, 2019

What does it take for a hate crime to be recorded as a homophobic incident, and for action to be taken? Craig Hanlon-Smith tells one man’s story. This is a true story. It is August 4, 2018 and Owen Syred attends the Brighton Pride parade with his friends and their children.

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In The South

Lancing woman receives eight year sentence for homophobic attack and abuse

Besi Besemar May 16, 2019

A woman who conducted a homophobic attack on a family man travelling back from Brighton Pride has been jailed in a young offender’s institute. Jasmine Shepherd, 20, appeared at Hove Crown Court for sentencing on Tuesday, May 7 following her earlier guilty plea.

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