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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

News & Events

Operation Nutmeg

We’ve been approached by a number of men who have been asked by the police asking for a DNA sample, under Operation Nutmeg. Has this happened to you? We’ve helped numerous men to refuse to give their DNA, so we may be able to help you.

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Trans Privacy Not Jail

We’re shocked and upset to hear about a young trans man who now has the label of sex offender because he didn’t disclose his gender history. If you are too, please sign the Scottish Transgender Alliance e-petition

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Vote for Galop!

We’ve been nominated for Charity or Community Organisation of the year in the 2013 G3 Readers Awards. Please vote for us here: http://www.outg3awards.co.uk/g3-voting-form.html! The Awards take place on 27 April so you’ve only got a short while left to get voting!

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Disregarding Offences

We’re delighted that The Campaign For Homosexual Equality have supported Galop financially to help us produce our new resource assisting gay and bi men to delete cautions and convictions for consensual sexual offences.

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Galop’s Great Triple Dip Quiz

Last year Galop’s sell-out fundraiser quiz was Austerity-Busting. This year we’re going for the Triple Dip! Join us on Thursday 28 February

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January Newsletter

A roundup of all the latest news on what we’ve been up to and and what’s happening.

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Call for Bisexual Research Participants

A research project at the University of Surrey is looking to recruit bisexual participants for a research project that looks into intimate partner violence in bisexual relationships in the UK.

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Transphobic Article In The Observer

We’ve been considering the recent Julie Burchill article in The Observer with an overwhelming sense of sadness and anger. You can read our official response here.

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Old Convictions Update

Galop client, John Crawford, has been speaking to the BBC about his experiences to overturn a conviction from the 1950s, before sex between two men was decriminalised in 1967. We can also help others in a similar position.

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Autumn newsletter

This autumn we’re delighted to be sharing news about a new way to right past wrongs, and our work to improve our futures, by improving communication and consent between men.

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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