The Museum of the Home had asked if it should take down the statue of Sir Robert Geffrye.
Footage of the incident in east London was widely shared on social media.
LGBTQ people will take to the streets in Hackney, east London, on Friday for the first "Night Pride" protest.
Images posted on social media appear to show a fire burning at a multi-storey apartment block.
Police release CCTV footage as victim remains in critical condition a week after attack.
One man had been arrested.
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A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with murder.
Year after year the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigate the deaths, yet year on year nobody faces prosecution. There have been some 1600 deaths in police custody since 1990 but not a single successful prosecution. Officers involved often remain in post and the protests of the families and their friends are forgotten.
Footage of incident shared widely on social media.