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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.

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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

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News & Events

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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Wellbeing Day Cake Off!

Some photos from the hugely successful CliniQ Wellbeing day! One of our caseworkers, Serge, was delighted to give two workshops: Sexological Bodywork- in conversation with Meredith Reynolds, SB Practitioner. Let’s Talk Sex – with CliniQ Team counsellors Michelle & Martha & Frankie from (Spectrum & Sexual Health). One of our of clients was a winner- a big congratulations…

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Our Beautiful Trans* Best Friends

Here’s some gorgeous pooches strutting their stuff in their trans* support lilac bandannas for Galop!  

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Announcement: New National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership Launched

New National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership A major new initiative to tackle hate crime has been announced by the LGBT Consortium today. It brings together a partnership of 31 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England and Wales.  Funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the partnership will aim to increase…

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Trans* Best Friends – Saturday 28th February

***TRAVEL ALERT*** There is track closures on the London Overground this Saturday- Click here to check if your journey is affected. If you are planning on coming along to the walk from the Highbury & Islington or Stratford direction via Gospel Oak Overground station, it is still possible to take dogs on the rail replacement buses. Look…

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Holiday Information: Helpline Dates and Useful Contacts

Galop’s helpline will close at 1pm on Wednesday 24th December and re-open at 10am on Friday 2nd January. Here are some useful numbers if you need advice or support between these times: In an emergency: If you have been hurt, threatened or experience any kind of harassment or violence, call the police. For emergencies call…

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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