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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


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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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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Protected: LGBT+ Domestic Violence and Abuse Helpline Supervisor

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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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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