Reports of homophobic attacks, insults, soar in France in 2019

In 2019, French police identified 1,870 victims of homophobic or transphobic offences, compared to 1,380 in 2018, representing a 36% increase in the number of victims of anti-LGBT acts, France's interior ministry has announced.

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Complaints of homophobic attacks and insults in France rose by 36% last year, according to figures released by the interior ministry, prompting the government to talk of an “anchoring” of homophobia in the country, reports The Guardian.