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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

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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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LGBT+ Domestic Violence and Abuse Helpline Supervisor

Galop has been providing advice and support to the LGBT+ community for 35 years. Galop’s aim is to prevent and reduce violence and abuse experienced by LGBT+ people through: Provision of practical help and support for LGBT+ people affected by violence and abuse Empowering LGBT+ people to make informed choices and decisions about their lives…

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Management Committee

Galop is run by a Management Committee made up of volunteers. They have a direct input into shaping the future and direction of Galop’s work in making LGBT people safer. We are particularly interested in applicants from trans and BME people as they are currently underrepresented on the Committee. If you are interested in finding…

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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, biphobia and transphobia that we have put up with homophobic…

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Partnerships

Galop is proud to work in partnership with a number of organisations to deliver the work we do to make life safe, just and fair for LGBT+ people. We are currently an active member of the following partnerships: ANGELOU ANGELOU is a partnership of 9 specialist organisations that have come together to support women and girls…

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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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The A in LGBTQIA is for Asexual, not Ally

What is asexuality? Asexual people experience little or no sexual attraction. Asexuality is a type of sexual orientation, alongside other orientations such as gay, lesbian, bisexual and pansexual. It is not the same as celibacy or abstinence, which is behavioural and based in choice, situation or circumstance. In fact, some asexual people choose to have sex…

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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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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