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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

Our Beautiful Trans* Best Friends

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

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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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FREE DOMESTIC ABUSE WORKSHOP Saturday 29th November 2014

FREE DOMESTIC ABUSE  WORKSHOP Saturday 29th November 2014 “ It was amazing…(the facilitators) were really helpful and enthusiastic…the group was engaging and it will help me with future relationships and closure” The workshop will focus on Identifying what is an abusive relationship Looking at risk factors and safety planning Building and encouraging confidence, assertiveness and…

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Supporting Victims of Hate Crime at a European Level

Today we were delighted to meet with senior government officials from Montenegro, to advise on best practice for supporting LGBT victims of hate crime. The delegation included adviser to the Montenegrin Prime Minister on human rights, Jovan Kojicic, and Secretary General to the Supreme Court of Montenegro, Sanja Kalezic. You can read the full press…

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Partnership with Wonderkid Film

Galop is delighted to announce its partnership with WONDERKID, an exciting film project aiming to combat homophobia in football. Visit Wonderkid’s kickstarter page Watch Wonderkid’s kickerstarter video:   Share this…

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FREE Domestic Abuse Workshop, Saturday 1st November 2014

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Looking For Changes: 7 Short Films on LGBT rights and equality, 14th October 2014

  Galop is delighted to announce an upcoming event, Looking for Changes- 7 Short Films, on Tuesday, October 14th at Cafe 1001, Brick Lane, London from 7pm, in colloboration with Shorts On Tap and Wonderkid Film. Doors open at 7pm for a chat-and-a-pint networking session Films screening start at 8pm Show ends approximately at 10:30pm…

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Free film screening of ‘Clapham Junction’ on 17th October- Join Us!

Galop is delighted to be hosting a free event in collaboration with Shaan and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality group to raise awareness about LGBT hate crime on Friday 17th October. Join us at the Central London venue from 6.30pm for a screening of the film – Clapham Junction, followed by a Q&A session. Book your…

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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