Charity’s work may be halted


By Harry Darkins

The future of a local anti-homophobia charity has been called into question following doubts regarding its value to the community.

The Oxfordshire Homophobia Awareness Liaison Team (HALT) was formed in 1998 by members of the gay community who, according to the charity’s website, “felt the police were not treating homophobic hate crime adequately.” Since then, it has developed into a “multi-agency partnership” which works to make Oxfordshire a “safer and more inclusive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people”. Continue reading “Charity’s work may be halted”