Archive | 2009

Announcement: How We Can Help You Report

Galop offers a service called Assisted Reporting (or Third Party Reporting).  This means that if you have experienced or know of a homophobic or transphobic incident in the Greater London area but do not feel able to report it directly to the police, you can report it to us instead. We promise not to reveal […]

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Announcement: Shine @ Galop

We wanted to let you know about the trans project we are running at Galop. This page outlines the thinking behind what we are doing. It’s a summarised version of ‘introducing the new trans project at Galop’ which is available on our website. (more…)

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London Rollergirls support Galop

Roll up, roll up! Some of Europe’s best roller derby players kick off the season with Winter Wonderslam on 5th December – and they’re helping raise money for Galop too!

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Galop was honoured to attend Transgender Day of Remembrance on 21 November in solidarity with trans people.

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Anti Hate Crime Vigil

Galop attended a rally and vigil in Trafalgar Square on 30 November in memory of Ian Baynham and other victims of homophobic and transphobic hate crime.

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Why Report Hate Crime?

This section explains why it is important that you tell someone that you’ve experienced a hate crime, whether you chose to report to the police or tell another organisation such as Galop. Many of us are so used to living with a background of homophobia and transphobia that we have put up with homophobic and […]

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Why Tell Others About Homophobic or Transphobic Incidents?

Homophobic and transphobic abuse and violence are huge problems – most of us know someone who has experienced this at some point. But the information about homophobic and transphobic hate crime is very limited because many people do not report their experiences. (more…)

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I Want To Report A Hate Crime But I Don’t Want To Report To The Police

Galop can give you advice and support, and can also take a report from you if you wish – without you having to speak to the police. (more…)

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What Response Should I Expect From The Police After Making A Report To Them?

Always remember that if the victim or any other person feels that an incident is homophobic or transphobic then the police should treat it as such without needing to be convinced of this. (more…)

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Annual General Meeting

Galop’s AGM will be taking place on Tue 6 October 2009.  If you wish to attend please contact us to get details of time and location.

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Anonymous Reporting

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Liaison Reporting

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Assisted Reporting

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What are the advantages of Assisted Reporting with Galop?

At Galop you can talk to a trained caseworker who is an LGBT person. (more…)

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What kind of things should I report to Galop?

We want to hear about incidents where the victim is LGBT or where the incident itself is anti-LGBT (more…)

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How can I make a report to Galop?

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What if I want to report directly to the police?

If you want we can refer you to a trained police LGBT Liaison Officer in your local borough, although we cannot guarantee the service you will receive from them. (more…)

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LGBTQ Animation

A short witty animation by Jason Elvis Barker about how bullies get it so wrong. (more…)

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All The Fun of the Fete!

A massive thank you to everyone who helped us raise over £1,000 at Galop’s Big Gay Fete on Saturday 13 June! (more…)

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Trans survey

Galop’s trans survey for voluntary sector organisations.  What are your views about trans inclusivity? What challenges do you face? What help do you need? (more…)

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What’s Happening

“Nothing About Me Without Me” We’re hosting a series of discussions to explore some of the issues around transphobia, the availability (or not) of trans friendly services, and how the world you live in impacts upon your life. We will use what you say to shape how Galop works with all trans people in the […]

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Online Report Form

Report any LGBT hate crime you  have experienced or witnessed here. You may remain anonymous and your details will not be passed to the police unless you wish them to be. You may fill in the online form below or download a PDF copy to print out and send back to us if you prefer. […]

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History

Galop has provided over 25 years of advice, support, research and lobbying around the issues of LGBT policing. Reflecting back on this history proves an inspiration in how far the gay communities (and the police) have come since the early days of intimidation and fear. (more…)

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Annual Reports

You can browse through Galop’s past and recent Annual Reports and download copies here. (more…)

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Staff

Galop has a small but hard-working staff team whose roles encompass a wide variety of duties and projects. (more…)

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