Welcome to Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity. 

If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. 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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Domestic Abuse

Abuse from family, partners, and ex-partners does happen in our communities. Galop is a safe space to talk and think about what you want away from pressure at home. We can help you to explore your options, plan to make you safer, look for safe housing and speak with the police.  

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Galop launches Online Hate Crime Report and weclomes new CPS Guidelines

Read Galop’s Online Hate Crime Report 2017  Nik Noone, Chief Executive of Galop, the UK’s LGBT+ anti-violence charity said: “Online hate crime is an issue facing LGBT+ people in ever growing numbers but it often proves difficult to tackle, and is poorly understood and under-researched. Our experience has been that the threshold for prosecuting online […]

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Online Hate Crime Factsheets

Recognising online anti-LGBT+ hate crime is the first step in shutting it down.  Galop’s new series of Factsheets are designed to help LGBT+ people who experience online hate (and organisations who work with them) to identify and deal with it safely and effectively. What is Online Hate Speech & Hate Crime Tackling Online Hate Crime Online Anti-LGBT+ […]

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Galop submits evidence to UN

We’re committed to keeping LGBT+ anti-violence work on the agenda internationally. Galop submitted evidence to the United Nations about violence and abuse based on gender identity. You can read it here: Galop United Nations Submission

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Transnational LGBT hate crime website launched

Galop is proud to be working with our European partners on the Come forward project to improve the response to people who report anti-LGBT hate crime. Press release Come Forward transnational project on combating anti–LGBT hate crime website launch 2017–06–16 BRESCIA, ITALY – Bringing together NGOs and official partners to tackle hate crime against LGBT persons […]

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