For Professionals

Safe To Be- Training Toolkit on anti-LGBT+ Hate Crime

Training Toolkit on anti LGBT Hate Crime  This multimedia training toolkit provides assistance in planning training sessions to criminal justice professionals about hate crime and LGBT+ communities. It can be used in conjunction with the two videos below, showing good and bad practice examples of working with LGBT+ victims of hate crime.

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New Hate Crime Training Course

Does your organisation work with communities that face violence and abuse driven by prejudice, because of who they are?  Do you want to improve your knowledge and skills to recognise and respond to hate crime, and develop a community campaign to tackle hate crime?  Together Against Hate is a training course for organisations working with communities experiencing hate…

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Recognise &Respond: Strengthening Advocacy for LGBT+ Survivors of Domestic abuse

Galop is proud to launch a new report Recognise & Respond: Strengthening Advocacy for LGBT+ Survivors of Domestic abuse. The report furthers insights into the scope, distinct nature of abuse and barriers experienced by LGBT+ survivors in access to services, increases knowledge of LGBT+ survivors accessing LGBT+ specialist services and highlights the value and role…

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Acephobia & Anti-asexual hate crime

Asexual and aromantic people can face prejudice and hate crime, which service providers and criminal justice agencies have a duty to tackle. The information below aims to assist services to better understand and serve the needs of ace people who experience hate crime. Prevalence of acephobia Whilst social awareness is growing, asexuality and aromanticism are still…

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New Publication on LGBT+ Hate Crime

Galop is proud to have contributed to the Working with Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes practical handbook as part of the Come Forward initiative. Come Forward works to empower and support victims of anti-LGBT+ hate crime. We hope this handbook will be useful to anyone working with or supporting anyone who has experienced anti-LGBT+ hate…

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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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Disregarding Offences

Printable PDF On 1 October 2012, the Home Office introduced guidance which allows people in England and Wales with some historical convictions and cautions for consensual gay sex to apply to have those offences removed from their records. This section explains the recent changes in the law and how to make an application. Compiled with…

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Lessons Learned Briefing

Galop publishes an online briefing targeted at profesionals working with those who may have experienced homophobic or transphobic hate crime. You can view past issues by clicking here These briefings usually include a case study with practical examples of experiences and solutions, as well as guidance about best practice.  If you’d like to sign up…

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Homophobic and Transphobic incidents in London data

This section is for organisations to provide Galop with anonymous data on hate crime.  If you are an individual and you wish to report a hate crime you have experienced, please visit our [intlink id=”10″ type=”category”]main report form[/intlink]. Click here to enter data Please note: you will need a password in order to access 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