This town is no place for hate crime

This town is no place for hate crime

This town is no place for hate crime

First published in News

VICTIMS or witnesses of homophobic and transphobic hate crime have been urged to come forward and report it.

St Helens Council wants to reinforce the message that the town is ‘no place for hate’.

The message coincided with May 17, which was the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, promoting tolerance, respect and freedom, regardless of people’s sexual orientations or gender identities.

Rod Jones, St Helens Council’s community safety manager, said: “We want to reiterate the message that St Helens is No Place for Hate.”

Victims are urged to contact Stop Hate UK on 0800 138 1625, or the police on 101.

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2:37am Fri 23 May 14

The Mon says...

'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up?
'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? The Mon
  • Score: 5

2:40am Fri 23 May 14

The Mon says...

'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?
'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias? The Mon
  • Score: 4

4:59am Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

The Mon wrote:
'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?
Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!!
[quote][p][bold]The Mon[/bold] wrote: 'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?[/p][/quote]Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!! chunkymunky
  • Score: -5

7:45am Fri 23 May 14

jumperr says...

Whatever the crime, I just hope that the council have a look at the priority vote which is ASB and start doing something about it,understand it,stop putting caveats into it,and start reducing it. Once this happens other crimes will reduce, if action is not taken nothing will improve.
Whatever the crime, I just hope that the council have a look at the priority vote which is ASB and start doing something about it,understand it,stop putting caveats into it,and start reducing it. Once this happens other crimes will reduce, if action is not taken nothing will improve. jumperr
  • Score: 5

9:03am Fri 23 May 14

smith&weston says...

I'll bet this crazy dictate will apply only to certain members of our society whilst assorted stone age religions will be allowed to carry on their prejudices under the protection of their " religious beliefs "
I'll bet this crazy dictate will apply only to certain members of our society whilst assorted stone age religions will be allowed to carry on their prejudices under the protection of their " religious beliefs " smith&weston
  • Score: 4

9:42am Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

Genuine question what is transphobia ?
Genuine question what is transphobia ? Sankey
  • Score: 2

9:53am Fri 23 May 14

barrie timpson says...

chunkymunky wrote:
The Mon wrote:
'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?
Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!!
What term do you use for your email alerts on these type of stories?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Mon[/bold] wrote: 'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?[/p][/quote]Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!![/p][/quote]What term do you use for your email alerts on these type of stories? barrie timpson
  • Score: -2

9:55am Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
[quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant. chunkymunky
  • Score: 0

9:56am Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

barrie timpson wrote:
chunkymunky wrote:
The Mon wrote:
'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?
Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!!
What term do you use for your email alerts on these type of stories?
i dont....i just read the local news often!!!
[quote][p][bold]barrie timpson[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Mon[/bold] wrote: 'International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia' who makes these things up? Transphobia> going through different phobias?[/p][/quote]Your idiocy is as humorous as your ignorance!! I suggest before making a fool of yourself with your poor and distasteful attempt at wit you educate yourself first!![/p][/quote]What term do you use for your email alerts on these type of stories?[/p][/quote]i dont....i just read the local news often!!! chunkymunky
  • Score: 2

2:02pm Fri 23 May 14

rosered1 says...

No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it
No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it rosered1
  • Score: 7

2:39pm Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

rosered1 wrote:
No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it
"The practices"? like what? shopping at ASDA?? watching Tv? Going to work? Paying taxes?? what practices are we talking about? What do you think same sex couples do differently to anyone else???
[quote][p][bold]rosered1[/bold] wrote: No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it[/p][/quote]"The practices"? like what? shopping at ASDA?? watching Tv? Going to work? Paying taxes?? what practices are we talking about? What do you think same sex couples do differently to anyone else??? chunkymunky
  • Score: -3

3:14pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

chunkymunky wrote:
Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ?

What is a transvariant ?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.[/p][/quote]What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ? What is a transvariant ? Sankey
  • Score: 2

3:14pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

chunkymunky wrote:
Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ?

What is a transvariant ?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.[/p][/quote]What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ? What is a transvariant ? Sankey
  • Score: 1

3:14pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

chunkymunky wrote:
Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ?

What is a transvariant ?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.[/p][/quote]What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ? What is a transvariant ? Sankey
  • Score: 0

3:14pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

chunkymunky wrote:
Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ?

What is a transvariant ?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.[/p][/quote]What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ? What is a transvariant ? Sankey
  • Score: 0

3:14pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

chunkymunky wrote:
Sankey wrote:
Genuine question what is transphobia ?
transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.
What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ?

What is a transvariant ?
[quote][p][bold]chunkymunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sankey[/bold] wrote: Genuine question what is transphobia ?[/p][/quote]transphobia is the fear of those who determine as transsexual, transgendered or transvariant.[/p][/quote]What is the difference between transgendered and transsexual ? Surely they are one and the same ? What is a transvariant ? Sankey
  • Score: 0

3:16pm Fri 23 May 14

Sankey says...

Sorry for multiple posts
Sorry for multiple posts Sankey
  • Score: 0

4:09pm Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

Wow donkey you really want to know the answer to that question lol!

They mainly refer to states of transition. Trans gendered/sexual/vari
ant etc
A transvestite generally wears the 'other genders' clothes, hair etc but doesn't enter hormone therapy or make physical changes to their body ie Brest surgery
Wow donkey you really want to know the answer to that question lol! They mainly refer to states of transition. Trans gendered/sexual/vari ant etc A transvestite generally wears the 'other genders' clothes, hair etc but doesn't enter hormone therapy or make physical changes to their body ie Brest surgery chunkymunky
  • Score: -1

4:10pm Fri 23 May 14

chunkymunky says...

Sorry autocorrect changed sankey to donkey!!!
Sorry autocorrect changed sankey to donkey!!! chunkymunky
  • Score: 0

6:35pm Fri 23 May 14

keepitreel says...

could some one please tell me WHY when the police have been cutting costs,getting rid of police officers the hate crime unit has got extra money and manpower,and why is a crime against a homosexual or someone who dresses as the opposite sex gets a longer prison sentence,if i hit a heterosexual man in a pub i would get 12 months at the most,if i hit the same bloke but called him a poof i would get 5 years,can we not have an iopinion about this,not everyone thinks the sex act between two men or women is ok or natural but as soon as you say anything YOUR in the wrong.
could some one please tell me WHY when the police have been cutting costs,getting rid of police officers the hate crime unit has got extra money and manpower,and why is a crime against a homosexual or someone who dresses as the opposite sex gets a longer prison sentence,if i hit a heterosexual man in a pub i would get 12 months at the most,if i hit the same bloke but called him a poof i would get 5 years,can we not have an iopinion about this,not everyone thinks the sex act between two men or women is ok or natural but as soon as you say anything YOUR in the wrong. keepitreel
  • Score: 4

4:25pm Sat 24 May 14

barrie timpson says...

I got called a naughty name in the pub last night.

But it wasn't a homophobic slur - does this mean that the guy didn't hate me , and it was a love crime?
I got called a naughty name in the pub last night. But it wasn't a homophobic slur - does this mean that the guy didn't hate me , and it was a love crime? barrie timpson
  • Score: 3

4:11pm Sun 25 May 14

Keva68 says...

rosered1 wrote:
No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it
This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots.
Royston Vasey has nothing on it.
[quote][p][bold]rosered1[/bold] wrote: No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it[/p][/quote]This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots. Royston Vasey has nothing on it. Keva68
  • Score: 1

4:28pm Sun 25 May 14

keepitreel says...

Keva68 wrote:
rosered1 wrote:
No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it
This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots.
Royston Vasey has nothing on it.
this is a typical response,you have an opinion against the homosexual sex act and your a bigot and backward,like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok,no matter who tells us or what laws are passed,when did it become wrong to be able to express an opinion about this subject with out being called homophobic,just because every time you turn on the tv the presenter is gay doesnt make it normal.
[quote][p][bold]Keva68[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rosered1[/bold] wrote: No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it[/p][/quote]This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots. Royston Vasey has nothing on it.[/p][/quote]this is a typical response,you have an opinion against the homosexual sex act and your a bigot and backward,like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok,no matter who tells us or what laws are passed,when did it become wrong to be able to express an opinion about this subject with out being called homophobic,just because every time you turn on the tv the presenter is gay doesnt make it normal. keepitreel
  • Score: 1

5:25pm Sun 25 May 14

Keva68 says...

keepitreel wrote:
Keva68 wrote:
rosered1 wrote:
No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it
This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots.
Royston Vasey has nothing on it.
this is a typical response,you have an opinion against the homosexual sex act and your a bigot and backward,like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok,no matter who tells us or what laws are passed,when did it become wrong to be able to express an opinion about this subject with out being called homophobic,just because every time you turn on the tv the presenter is gay doesnt make it normal.
"like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok"

Don't do it then simple.
[quote][p][bold]keepitreel[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Keva68[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rosered1[/bold] wrote: No one has a 'fear' of any of these issues. Some people just do not agree with the practices behind it[/p][/quote]This sort of comment confirms St Helens is truly a backward town populated by idiots and bigots. Royston Vasey has nothing on it.[/p][/quote]this is a typical response,you have an opinion against the homosexual sex act and your a bigot and backward,like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok,no matter who tells us or what laws are passed,when did it become wrong to be able to express an opinion about this subject with out being called homophobic,just because every time you turn on the tv the presenter is gay doesnt make it normal.[/p][/quote]"like i posted NOT every one thinks being gay or dressing up is ok" Don't do it then simple. Keva68
  • Score: 1

4:44pm Tue 27 May 14

barrie timpson says...

I'm not gay , but I do like wearing my Mothers clothes from time to time.
I'm not gay , but I do like wearing my Mothers clothes from time to time. barrie timpson
  • Score: 2

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