Public talk – LGBT Hate Crime

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, 11th February
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Five Leaves Bookshop

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final-design-LGBT-2016-JPGIn celebration of LGBT History Month 2016, please join the University of Nottingham Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice and Five Leaves Bookshop for a discussion focusing on LGBT rights and hate crime.

What is the rate of hate crime in Nottingham, and in the UK in general? Why do people avoid reporting it, and what can people within and outside the LGBT community do to spread awareness but also prevent crime?

tumblr_mnkjrw1oP31r3jo7vo1_500Over the course of the evening, David Edgeley from Rainbow Heritage will discuss how barriers to coming out affect the rate of reporting hate crime, and Sam Hope (an activist on LGBT rights) will focus on their work in campaigning against hate crime in Nottingham.

There may also be a talk by a representative from Nottingham Police.

Admission for this event is free and refreshments will be available.

There will be 15% discount off any purchases made on the night.

Booking is recommended. To attend this event, please RSVP to fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.com or alternatively call in to the shop.

 

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