ADDED ON: 04/22/2019

More needs to be done’ to support North-East LGBT community

04/20/2019 | The Northern Echo

A LEADING campaigner who believe life is improving for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community says that much more needs to be done to bring about more change in the region. The North-East still lags behind other parts of the country on levels of acceptance and especially trans-inclusion, with some still living in fear of attack or intimidation, says Phillippa Scrafton, who transitioned in 2003. She has spoken out as part of County Durham and Darlington Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner Ron Hogg’s new campaign to tackle hate crime across the region.

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