Hate Crime

Transphobic Hate Crime Report 2020

Trans people are under such high rates of physical, sexual, and verbal attack that more than half feel less able to leave their home, says new research by LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop. As one respondent puts it: “The fear is particularly prevalent when public figures – politicians, high profile newspaper columnists etc – demonise trans…

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NEW REPORT SHOWS HIGH LEVELS OF ABUSE AND ASSAULT TOWARDS TRANS PEOPLE IN THE UK

Trans people are under such high rates of physical, sexual, and verbal attack that more than half feel less able to leave their home, says new research by LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop. As one respondent puts it: “The fear is particularly prevalent when public figures – politicians, high profile newspaper columnists etc – demonise trans…

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Galop’s Statement on Hate Crime Statistics October 2020

Today’s figures from the Home Office show that anti-LGBT+ hate crime has, for the second year running, risen at twice the rate of other forms of hate crime over the last year. This is a truly worrying trend, and we call on the Government to make swift actions to tackle anti-LGBT+ violence and abuse. Figures…

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

Now LGBT+ history month is over, we are looking to the future.  How can justice professionals better meet the needs of LGBT+ people experiencing violence? Today we launch our multi-media Training Toolkit on Anti-LGBT + Hate Crime, part of the #SafeToBe project. This multimedia training toolkit provides assistance in planning training sessions to criminal justice professionals about…

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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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Press Release: Teenagers found guilty following homophobic attack on bus

Three teenage boys have been found guilty of attacking Melania Geymonat and Chris Hannigan, leaving them covered in blood after refusing to kiss on a bus.

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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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Galop Evidence on online anti-LGBT+ Hate Speech

We’ve prepared an evidence document on the rise of anti-LGBT+ hate speech for the government’s Online Harms Consultation. You can download the full document here or read the executive summary below. We welcome the White Paper proposals We have been encouraged by the actions taken by leading social media companies toward tackling online hate. Despite…

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Galop Provides Evidence on anti-LGBT+ Hate Crime in London

We have put together an evidence document for the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee – Investigation into hate crime in London. You can download a copy of the full report here, or read the executive summary below. LGBT+ communities face high levels of hate crime Despite progress on LGBT+ rights, hate crime remains a…

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Speak Out Survey

This survey is open until August 1st 2019 This survey is open to all LGBT+ people. This includes people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, queer, pansexual, intersex, asexual and any other minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. We want to know about any incidents of online hate crime and hate speech that you…

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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