Section 28 was an offensive piece of legislation designed to prevent the so-called 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools; as well as stigmatising gay people it also galvanised the gay community.
The charity now works with a whole range of agencies to address the needs of lesbians, gay men and bisexual people at home, at school and at work.
In 2013-14 we were successful in our bid to be part of the Stonewall Health Champions programme.
The Programme, funded by the Department of Health, provides free support to East and North Herts CCG for one year to improve health services and offer practical advice to help us achieve real improvements in the care we commission.
This important date in the transgender calendar occurs annually and aims to remember those who have died due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice and the difficulties the transgender community can face.
More information about these groups can be found here.
The five young people who attended the session, aged between 13 to 23, self-identified as members of the young transgender community and came from all areas of the county.
The Constabulary would like to encourage victims and witnesses of hate crime to report incidents to police without fear and to reassure them that they will be taken seriously and treated with sensitivity.
Alternatively hate crime can also be reported online through the True Vision website which all police forces in England, Northern Ireland and Wales are signed up to.