We spoke to artist Sean Coyle about his work memorialising sites of homophobic violence.
When recent news spread of two separate attacks in Harlow – one fatal – the town found itself at the centre of a media circus framed around race and deprivation.
Calvin Carter fled Jamaica after he says his boyfriend was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime. But with two misdemeanors on his record, gaining protective status in the US is next to impossible.
Also, Canada doesn't collect data on hate crimes against trans people, which is troubling.
The terrorist atrocities in Paris have triggered a wave of anti-Islamic hate crimes that are largely directed at British women.
A wave of anti-Muslim vandalism and arson is being probed in the vicinity of the terrorist attack, but incidents across America suggest it's no regional problem.
Also this week: A cop pulled a gun on a guy who was filming him.
A series of fires at predominantly black churches since the horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina – including two blazes in the same state – have raised the spectre of copycat racial violence.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has already said she hopes the 21-year-old alleged church shooter receives the death penalty.