In fact he went public about it and had his picture printed in this paper and I'm sure his bravery contributed greatly to the awareness of hatecrime
and the importance of reporting it.
An important counterpoise to Mavis in the film is Matt Freehauf (Oswalt), a student non-entity whom Mavis remembers only vaguely as 'The hatecrime
* For more information visit www.northyorkshire.police.uk/ hatecrime
10, 1998, at A-9 (reporting assault of Matthew Shepard, an openly gay student who was beaten and tied to a fence for eighteen hours in Laramie, Wyoming); Trial of Three Men to Begin Today in Lubbock HateCrime
Rampage, DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov.
The shooter, Adam Purinton, now faces hatecrime
charges in a US court.
Call 101 for a nonemergency, or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/ hatecrime
The LGBT community is now raising the hatecrime
Councillor Carl Les, chairman of the Hambleton and Richmondshire Community Safety Partnership, said the centres enabled victims to "find out the actions which can be taken." Hate crime can also be reported at northyorkshire.police.uk/ hatecrime
. The 0845 200 2495 hotline goes live on April 1.