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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


whaT+ Is On?

Galop’s Trans Advocacy & Community Development service has just launched a new bi-monthly newsletter guide to events for trans, gender diverse and non-binary folk in London! If you want to keep up to date with whaT+ Is On, subscribe below!   Subscribe to whaT+ Is On Share this…emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestPrint

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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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Barriers faced by LGBT people in accessing Non-LGBT domestic violence support services

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Myths and stereotypes about violence and abuse in same-sex relationships

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Domestic Violence and Abuse and LGBT communities

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Galop Holiday Opening Hours

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 22nd December and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 2nd January. You can leave a…

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Call for information: Murder of Julian Aubrey

Galop was deeply saddened to hear about the murder of Julian Aubrey in his home this October.   Aubrey, who was 55 years old and lived in Kensington was known for his work with the LGBT community.   There may be people who knew Julian or perhaps have information connected to what happened, who are…

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Recognise & Respond

Strengthening service and policy response to LGBT domestic abuse Recognise & Respond will build on existing achievements and good practices tackling LGBT domestic abuse and will work closely with LGBT, DV and VAWG services, policy makers, commissioners, and other stakeholders to achieve the set aims and objectives. The project is funded by the Lloyds Bank National Domestic…

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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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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