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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.

020 7704 2040

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London LGBT+ Advice Line

0800 999 5428

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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

Galop has a dedicated Trans Advocacy & Community Development Service which can offer confidential advice and support by telephone, email or face-to-face.

We work with young people 25 years old or younger who live in London.  If you are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and identify as LGBT+ this service is designed for you.

Galop Statement about the guilty verdicts against Matovu and Dunbar

Gerald Matovu has today been found guilty of the murder of Eric Michels and also guilty, with Brandon Dunbar, of a large number of offences against gay and bisexual men, including poisoning, theft and identity fraud.   We would like to extend our thoughts to the family of Eric Michels who have suffered such a terrible loss and to those…

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Rainbow Project: The needs of LBT+ survivors of domestic abuse

Galop staff will conduct a focus group with LBT+ domestic violence survivors to ensure that their voices and needs are incorporated into a curricula shaping a 10 week educational group work programme that removes the barriers that LBT+ women face when accessing non specialist services. The focus group will allow survivors to define the resources…

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Galop Evidence on online anti-LGBT+ Hate Speech

We’ve prepared an evidence document on the rise of anti-LGBT+ hate speech for the government’s Online Harms Consultation. You can download the full document here or read the executive summary below. We welcome the White Paper proposals We have been encouraged by the actions taken by leading social media companies toward tackling online hate. Despite…

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Statement on Battersea & Walthamstow Investigation

We are aware of a current investigation involving a suspicious death in Battersea and a linked sexual assault in Walthamstow. Galop is in contact with the Metropolitan Police, who are keen to speak to anyone who may have information that is relevant to the investigation, particularly anyone who might have had contact with the suspects.…

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Galop Provides Evidence on anti-LGBT+ Hate Crime in London

We have put together an evidence document for the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee – Investigation into hate crime in London. You can download a copy of the full report here, or read the executive summary below. LGBT+ communities face high levels of hate crime Despite progress on LGBT+ rights, hate crime remains a…

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