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  • 9th September 2011

    Police figures show rise in recorded anti-gay and transphobic crimes 86

    Overall, recorded hate crimes fell - but anti-gay and anti-trans offences rose

    3:52 PM — Recorded hate crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland fell by seven per cent last year - but crimes based on sexual orientation, transgender status and disability rose.

  • 25th October 2010

    2,000 join London vigil against hate crime 13

    2,000 people attended the event

    12:01 PM — Two thousand people braved the wind and rain to join a London vigil to remember victims of hate crime on Saturday evening. The crowd assembled in Trafalgar Square and heard speeches by equality minister Lynne Featherstone and Stuart Milk, the nephew of murdered US gay rights activist Harvey Milk.

  • 23rd December 2009

    Boy George barred from appearing on Big Brother 16

    Boy George was barred from appearing on Celebrity Big Brother

    12:20 PM — Singer Boy George will not be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother after a High Court judge dismissed his appeal. The star, real name George O'Dowd, was barred from going on the show when the Probation Service said his appearance would undermine public confidence in the justice system.

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