Adrian Harrop will be suspended for a month after sending “offensive” tweets to people who opposed his views on trans rights. He told VICE World News he was relieved to be able to still have a career, and determined to continue to provide trans healthcare
Exclusive: The UK Labour Party is calling on the government to urgently introduce legislation that would lead to tougher penalties for people who commit hate crimes based on someone’s sexuality, transgender identity, or disability.
Dr Adrian Harrop, a 34-year-old GP based in Liverpool, told VICE World News he believes he was the victim of an “organised and orchestrated” campaign.
VICE World News received a leaked recording of a heated “listening session” for LGBTQ BBC staff, and heard from ex-employees about why they have left the UK’s national broadcaster.
The Government Equalities Office held a previously undisclosed private meeting earlier this year with Core Issues Trust, which said it was the first time the UK government had engaged with “former-LGBT people.”
Reports of homophobic hate crimes have risen by 210 percent over the last six years, while over the same period transphobic hate crime reports rose by 332 percent, according to figures obtained by VICE World News.
LGBTQ staff at the BBC told VICE World News they are “super scared” by the implications of the decision.
In a series of WhatsApp messages obtained by VICE World News, Kemi Badenoch dismissed the impact of colonialism and mocked Black public figures in the UK.
In an explosive audio recording obtained by VICE World News, rising UK government star Kemi Badenoch questioned same-sex marriage and asked “what are transsexuals looking for?”