Hate Crime Scotland

Working in Partnership for a safer Scotland

Hate crime is any crime motivated by prejudice based on: Race, Religion, Sexual orientation, Disability, Transgender identity.

If you need immediate help always call 999

Transphobic Hate Crime

Transgender identity describes people whose gender identity or expression differs from that normally associated with their birth sex. It is a broad term that can encompass everything from cross dressing to gender reassignment.

Hate Crime based on transgender identity includes crimes motivated by prejudice against someone who expresses their gender in this way.

Organisations that can provide support specifically for transphobic Hate Crime include