Tackling LGBT Hate Crime
The LGBT Hate Crime Partnership brings together a partnership of 35 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England, Wales and Scotland. Delivered for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the partnership will aim to increase the reporting of Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Hate Crimes and incidents and improve the support available to those targeted.
If you would like to get involved in making this project a success please fill out this contact form and we will pass your contact details to a project partner in your region.
The Project Aims:
- To develop and facilitate a National Framework Group.
- To develop and roll out our national media campaign to encourage the reporting of hate crime.
- To offer guidance for media outlets on reporting LGBT hate crime.
- To deliver a national programme of training and skills, for both LGBT organisations and non-LGBT agencies.
- To roll out a national programme of support for victims of LGBT hate crime.
- To facilitate a Buddying Partnership that will reach out to other LGBT organisations and non-LGBT agencies working in the field.
- To roll out a national Advice to the Advisor helpline, to support professionals working with victims of hate crime.
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Our partners are all Members of LGBT Consortium and include, Galop, our lead delivery partner and the recognised experts in tackling LGBT Hate Crime. All of the 35 partners provide valuable specialist knowledge, support and advice to the partnership on matters of intersectionality.