Welcome to Galop, the leading LGBT anti-violence & abuse charity. We give advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse.  We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.  We are a completely  independent community-led group. Anything you tell us is confidential, and you can contact us anonymously if you choose.

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National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans Domestic Abuse Helpline

 

Phone: 0300 999 5428 or 0800 999 5428*

Email: help@galop.org.uk

 

Domestic abuse can be psychological, financial, sexual, physical and/or emotional. 

Need support? We’re here to help.

 

Opening times:
10am – 8pm Monday
10am – 5pm​ Tuesday**
10am – 5pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm​ Thursday
1pm   – 5pm  Friday
**1pm-5pm Tuesday is a trans specific service.

 

If you have experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence in London, you can also call the Galop shoutline on 0207 704 2040.

 

*Call the number cheapest for you: 0300 numbers are billed as 01 and 02 landline numbers and are usually included in mobile phone package minutes. 0800 numbers are free from landlines and included in some mobile provider inclusive minutes.

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Hate Crime

Hate crime can include verbal or written abuse, harassment and assault. We know all homophobia, biphobia and transphobia is wrong and any information you have could help prevent more.  Even if you don’t want to go to the police yourself, we can liaise with them and you can remain anonymous.

Galop stands in solidarity with Orlando

Galop, the UK LGBT anti-violence charity, stands in solidarity with those attacked at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, and calls for international efforts to combat prejudice and violence against LGBT people. We are shocked and deeply saddened by this heinous act of violence, and stand united with our community in Florida against hate. We’ve been […]

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LGBT Domestic Abuse Workshop

NEXT WORKSHOP:  Saturday 18th June 2016 The LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP) runs a free workshop for LGBT people in London who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse, either from an intimate partner of family member. Our trained group facilitators will provide you with a safe, non-judgmental place to help you work through the […]

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Help tackle hate in just 5 minutes

We want to hear from you! This short survey asks UK LGBT people their thoughts about hate crime and reporting. It’s part of a project to combat hate at a European level. Please take a few minutes to fill it out and share it: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/T9JQ5W8

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IDAHOBIT 2016: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

May 17th is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia and we have been busy. Here are a few things we would like to share: Give five minutes to tackle hate  This short survey asks UK LGBT people their thoughts about hate crime and reporting. It’s part of a project to combat hate at a […]

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Hate Crime Victim Support in Europe – A Practical Guide

Galop is proud to have contributed to a new European Guide on best practices to support people experiencing hate crime, produced by RAA Saxony, a German civil society organisation. This comprehensive guide shares the deep experience and knowledge of hate crime victim support providers with a broader audience. It also provides practitioners, criminal justice professionals, civil servants, policy-makers […]

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New factsheets: Tackling Biphobia and Wellbeing & Self Care

Check out our two new factsheets: Wellbeing And Self Care Tackling Biphobia   There’s plenty more on our factsheets page: A Guide To Diary Sheets Arrest Stop and Search Consenting To Sex: What the Law Says Cottaging and Cruising: Your safety, your rights and the law Criminal Record Checks at Work CRB Checks & Gender […]

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Do something wonderful today!

Volunteer with Beyond Barriers to support carers and former carers from hard to reach communities, such as BAME, LGBT, Refugee & Asylum seekers, in Merton, Sutton, Croydon, Lambeth and Wandsworth. They offer excellent support and personal development opportunities for volunteers, including supervision and ongoing training. Currently recruiting: Volunteer Mentors IT / Computer Mentors LGBT Champions Online/Social media support Volunteers […]

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