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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

Year: 2012

Old Convictions Update

Galop client, John Crawford, has been speaking to the BBC about his experiences to overturn a conviction from the 1950s, before sex between two men was decriminalised in 1967. We can also help others in a similar position.

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Autumn newsletter

This autumn we’re delighted to be sharing news about a new way to right past wrongs, and our work to improve our futures, by improving communication and consent between men.

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Do What You Both Want

We’ve launched a brand new campaign that aims to promote honest, clear communication around sex between guys. With specially commissioned images from amazing photographer Del LaGrace Volcano, let’s start being honest about what’s happening and changing how we deal with our communication and behaviour so sex can be good for everyone!

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

13 – 19 Oct marks the first Hate Crime Awareness Week to raise awareness of Hate Crime and encourage people to do something local to tackle local Hate Crime issues.

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Supporting Trans Survivors Survey

Make sure your voice is heard: the LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum, in partnership with Gender Matters, Gendered Intelligence, Broken Rainbow and Galop, are holding a conference on improving services for trans* survivors of domestic abuse, and we want your thoughts to inform the debate.

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Ye Greate Galop Treasure Hunte

Grab your mates and maps on Sat 15 Sept, and go buccaneering through the nooks and crannies of Soho and the West End solving clues to raise money for Galop…it’s fun AND fundraising!

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Halfway 2 Heaven Fundraiser

Saturday 25 Aug will be a great day of cabaret and entertainment with our friends at Halfway 2 Heaven bar, raising funds for Galop.

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Summer Newsletter

With the much-anticipated summer 2012 upon us, our latest newsletter issue features some good news Olympics stories as well as lots more about what we’re up to.

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What if I experience abuse or harassment because of my identity?

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Galop supports equal marriage

Today Galop submitted our response to the Government’s consultation response on equal marriage. We supported the introduction of marriage for same-sex couples,  however we strongly argued that religious institutions should not be prevented from holding marriages for same-sex couples where they wish to do so. You can read our full reponse here. Share this…

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Our services:

Our hate crime casework service can give you advice, support and help if you experience homophobia, transphobia or biphobia. Click for more

Domestic abuse is any kind of threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse between people who have been intimate partners or family members. Click for more

Galop provides confidential and independent advice and support for LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual assault, abuse or violence. Click for more