The number of hate crimes targeting people in the north and north-east because of their sexual orientation has soared in the last two years.
A LGBT+ charity has made a desperate appeal for funds to ensure it continue its work in Grampian.
Work is underway to open a new base to provide advice and support for LGBT+ residents in Aberdeen.
The organisers of Grampian Pride are seeking financial support to ensure they can pull off the colourful celebration of all things LGBT+ as successfully as last year.
A religious group accused of distributing homophobic leaflets will continue using an Aberdeen school as its base despite equality campaigners calling for members to be banned.