ADDED ON: 09/12/2017

Gay-Bashing in the United Kingdom: Survey Shows Increase, and Under-Reporting

09/11/2017 | Human Rights Watch

Hate crimes against LGBTI people in the UK have surged by nearly 80 per cent in recent years, according to a new detailed survey. A poster advertising the exhibition, “Queer British Art: 1861-1967” at the Tate Britain museum in London, United Kingdom, 2017. The report by British group Stonewall, based on a survey of 5,000 participants, showed that 16 percent of LGBTI people reported experiencing a hate crime, up from 9 percent in 2013. Only a small proportion of cases are reported to authorities.


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