Hate crime, domestic abuse, and criminal law

Police woman
Court room

Hate crime 

What is a hate crime and what is the law?                                 

Blue Siren

What to do if you have experienced a hate crime or incident  


Man - serious

Domestic abuse 

Information about same-sex domestic abuse



The age of consent 

Information about the current age of consent and the history behind the legal changes.


Sexual offences law

An outline of the law

Social exclusion

Protecting LGBT people: the law 

An overview of Scotland's laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination and hatred.