This section includes information about harassment of LGBT people in different settings, and includes information about your rights and where to get help if you are being harassed.
The term harassment can mean different things, and can take place in different settings, including your home, your place of work, your school or via the phone or the internet. The person carrying out the harassment might be a neighbour or groups of people living nearby, an ex-partner, family members or someone at work or [...]
One of the most common forms of harassment experienced by LGBT people is from neighbours or people living nearby.
If you are being harassed by your neighbours or other people who live near you, you can take the following action:
It is against the law to harass someone at work because of their sexuality or gender identity. The person who is harassing you may be in breach of employment law or in some circumstances may be in breach of criminal law.
Different types of harassment are covered by different laws. The action of your harasser may be covered by:
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