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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


London LGBT+ Advice Line

0800 999 5428


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 Holiday Hours 2018

Galop wishes you all a peaceful and safe festive season – here is some information about when our services will be closed over the holidays and some suggestions of who else you can contact if you’re in need. The London LGBT+ Advice Line will close at 4pm on Friday 21st December and re-open at 10am…

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Drop-in sessions for LGBT+ survivors of Domestic Abuse @ London Friend

The drop-in at London Friend for LGBT+ survivors of Domestic Abuse will run on the second Wednesday of each month from 6.30 – 8.30pm. A group discussion with a topic related to domestic violence in relationships will take place, but the drop-in also offers a walk-in space for the DAP, or the opportunity for a client to get a feeling…

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Information about the death of Eric Michels

Galop is deeply saddened to learn about the death of Eric Michels; our thoughts are with Eric’s family and friends at this very difficult time. Gerald Matovu has been charged with Eric’s murder and a number of other offences against a further three victims. Galop is working with community and statutory contacts around the investigation…

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LGBT+ People’s Experiences of Domestic Abuse

Galop is proud to launch a new report – LGBT+ people’s experiences of domestic abuse. The report provides analysis of 626 cases reported to Galop between January 2013 and August 2017 that were domestic abuse related.

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LGBT+ DV Library

Created with support from  Welcome to the Online LGBT+ DV Resource Library. This collection provides direct links to resources relevant for LGBT+ people, service providers working with LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse and researchers interested in the topic. It includes UK based resources, available online and published after 2000. How to use the library: The…

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