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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.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

On November 20th each year, we observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and remember those whose lives were cut short by hate and transphobia. In the past year alone 325 trans people have lost their lives, most of them trans women and the vast majority people of colour. Transphobia, misogyny and racism are deeply interlinked and no matter what excuse…

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The Ace Community Census 2017

The Asexual Visibility and Education Network has just opened the 2017 Ace Community Census. The census is an annual survey by the Ace Community Survey Team to collect valuable information on the demographics and experiences of members of the asexual community. The survey is open to anyone under 13 years old: ace, non-ace, or still questioning. Take…

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Infographic: Situation of intersex people in the world

Throughout the world, intersex people face discrimination, pathologisation and severe human rights violations, including forced medical interventions without prior consent. The infogaphic below shows the legal recognition and protections afforded to intersex people by country- reproduced with thanks to Loé Lis, Collectif Intersexes et Allié.e.s.   Situation of intersex people in the world // 4th International Intersex…

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Recognise & Respond

Recognise & Respond aims to promote greater understanding and inform existing policy and practice addressing domestic violence, to ensure the needs of LGBT survivors of domestic violence are recognised and met. Published TBA

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Previous Convictions & DBS Checks

On 1 October 2012, the Home Office introduced guidance which allows people in England and Wales with some historical convictions and cautions for consensual gay sex to apply to have those offences removed from their records.

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