There's evidence that hate crime means some members of Jersey's LGBT+ community continue to live in fear, 29 years after homosexuality was decriminalised.
There are still no dedicated, "safe" spaces for people to socialise meaning some feel they're stigmatised.
As Jersey Police's anti-hate crime campaign enters its third week, one woman has shared her experiences with ITV Channel TV.
Abigayle Blood acknowledges there is far more acceptance, but still routinely faces abuse.
Jersey Police has launched a new ad campaign, to increase awareness and encourage more victims to come forward.
- WATCH Wesley Smith's report here...