Vincent and David live together and, like other couples, go to work and some evenings go out for a drink or a meal with friends. They are a same sex couple and because of this they were subject to regular homophobic attacks on their home. Over a period of a year Vincent and David had a total of 12 separate attacks to their home and car. Windows in the house were broken, eggs thrown at the property and their car vandalised.
Vincent is an ex-police officer and knows the importance of keeping records and because of this the couple were able to provide the police with all the details.
Points to consider
How do you think Vincent and David felt when their house and property were attacked?
Do you think the attacks were justified?