Are you, or is someone you know, being bullied, harassed or verbally abused because of sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability or race? If so, report it.
Hate crime is still widely under-reported. To report a crime that is not in progress call Kent Police on 101 - there are specially trained officers that you can speak to in confidence.
Fear of attending court should not be a barrier, the victim does not always have to go to court to secure a conviction. There are other ways that evidence can be collected and presented at court.