A Homophobia incident is 'Any incident, which is perceived to be homophobic by the victim, or any other person. If you are abused because people think that you are lesbian, gay or bisexual this too is a homophobic incident'
Being lesbian, gay or bisexual is not a crime, but someone abusing you because you are is a crime.
Help and advice
Victim Support - Independent charity to help people cope with the effects of crime 01536 417119
National helpline - 0845 3030900
Northamptonshire Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Alliance - 01604 619872
National Aids Trust - 0800 567123
National Women's Aid - 0808 2000247
The Samaritans - Confidential and emotional support 0845 7909090
Relate Northamptonshire - 01604 634400
Northants Police - 101