Hate crime, domestic violence and criminal law

Hate crime 

What is a hate crime and what is the law?

  Hate Crime  

Hate Crime: research and resources 

What to do if you've experienced a homophobic hate crime or incident

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How to complain about the police 


Domestic violence 

Information about same-sex domestic violence.

Current sexual offences law

An outline of the Sexual Offences Act 2003

   POF pic Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Guidance on how to delete consensual gay sex convictions from your record.


The age of consent 

Information about the current age of consent and the history behind the legal changes.


Male rape 

The homosexual panic/ Portsmouth defence in criminal cases

 What is a forced marriage?  

Forced marriage  


Timeline of legal changes 

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