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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

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London LGBT+ Advice Line

0800 999 5428

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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

News & Events

The Deaths of Four Gay Men in Barking

Galop is deeply concerned about the deaths of four young gay men in Barking and the circumstances around this. We are working with community and statutory contacts around the investigation and support for individuals. We know that LGB&T people, particularly gay & bi men who use apps and are involved in the chem sex scene…

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Do something wonderful today!

Volunteer with Beyond Barriers to support carers and former carers from hard to reach communities, such as BAME, LGBT, Refugee & Asylum seekers, in Merton, Sutton, Croydon, Lambeth and Wandsworth. They offer excellent support and personal development opportunities for volunteers, including supervision and ongoing training. Currently recruiting: Volunteer Mentors IT / Computer Mentors LGBT Champions Online/Social media support Volunteers…

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GALOP NEEDS YOUR HELP

**Update: Please complete the follow-up consultation by Friday 22nd January 2016- http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/node/28077 **

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Advice for Hate Crime Advisers

Are you a worker or volunteer assisting someone with homophobic, biphobic or transphobic abuse? This free and confidential service supports you in exploring options open to your lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) service user, facing hate crime.

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Win tickets to see Casa Valentina!

Written by Harvey Fierstein Southwark Playhouse, 10 September – 10 October Nominated for 4 Tony Awards: Including Best New Play. Back in 1962, most men went to the Catskill Mountains of New York to escape the summer heat, but others took the two-hour drive to escape something else entirely: being men. Nestled in the land…

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Beyond Barriers

Galop is very excited to be working alongside Beyond Barriers, a project working with refugees, BME and LGBT people who are carers or former carers.

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New tool to combat online abuse launched today

Stop Online Abuse: Know Your Rights: Report, Complain, CampaignA new website tackling online abuse aimed at women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) people is launched today. Stop Online Abuse (www.stoponlineabuse.org.uk), the government funded site was created by Galop, an LGBT anti-violence charity, in consultation with Trans Media Watch, the Women’s Resource Centre, Gender Identity…

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LGBT+ Hate Crime: Recognise it, Report it

This summer we want to put a serous dent in homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. We need your help though. Our message is, Recognise it – Report it. Recognise it – Hate crime isn’t just violence. It’s hurtful comments on the bus, harassment from neighbours or online abuse. Report it – Don’t suffer in silence. Speak…

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March with us at Pride!

All LGBT*QIA people and allies welcome. The parade takes place at 1pm on Saturday 27 June, we are meeting at Old Marylebone town hall at 12:15pm. Everyone who joins us will receive a free Galop t-shirt 🙂 Fingers crossed for good weather and we hope to see you there!

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IDAHO 2015 forum

Galop was delighted to speak at IDAHO 2015 in Montenegro and provide regional police and judiciary training on best practices in dealing with LGBT hate crime in the UK. We were particularly glad to be there for the launch of the Issue Paper on human right and intersex people, and hear about new research findings on…

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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