Harassment

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.

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What Is Harassment?

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 […]

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I’m Being Harassed By My Neighbours

One of the most common forms of harassment experienced by LGBT people is from neighbours or people living nearby. 

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What Can I Do About Neighbourhood Harassment?

If you are being harassed by your neighbours or other people who live near you, you can take the following action:

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I’m Being Harassed At Work

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.

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What Can Be Done About Harassment?

Different types of harassment are covered by different laws. The action of your harasser may be covered by:

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Resources

Useful contact numbers: Galop: 020 7704 2040 www.galop.org.uk Stonewall Housing:  020 7359 5767 www.stonewallhousing.org Pink Law (Free legal advice for the LGBT community) 020 7882 3668

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