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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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London LGBT+ Advice Line

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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

Domestic Abuse

Galop to run National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline

The national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline will now run by Galop, the leading LGBT anti-violence and abuse charity. Galop has been working for 33 years to support LGBT victims of abuse, violence and discrimination through a variety of services, including a helpline and as the lead partner of The Domestic Abuse Partnership which is the only specialist multi-agency community response to LGBT Domestic abuse.

Galop has worked quickly with Broken Rainbow and the Home Office, which funds the service, to ensure that there is no gap in service.

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LGBT Domestic Abuse Workshop

NEXT WORKSHOP:  Saturday 18th June 2016 The LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP) runs a free workshop for LGBT people in London who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse, either from an intimate partner of family member. Our trained group facilitators will provide you with a safe, non-judgmental place to help you work through the…

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Free domestic abuse counselling will continue

Many of you may have heard the sad news that PACE, the LGBT mental health charity, has closed. PACE has provided support services to LGBT people for 31 years delivering counselling, advocacy, training, youth work, research and mental health support services. Galop has worked closely with PACE for many years, and the closure is a huge loss to us…

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How Galop Can Help

If you have a printer you can download PDFs and print our leaflet on the different ways in which Galop can help, which saves us money and means you can use our publicity right away. How Can Galop Help – Outside How Can Galop Help – Inside   Share this…

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LGBT Survey – Roar: Because Silence Is Deadly

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT*) people experience domestic abuse from partners, ex-partners, intimate contacts or extended family members. In light of the Equality Act, public services have a duty to help meet their needs. Help us find out if the law has been put into practice

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Woman-to-woman Sexual Violence Study

Women over the age of 18 are being invited to take part in a study exploring their experience of woman-to-woman sexual assault – an extremely important yet under-researched area. This study has been approved by Plymouth University’s Ethics Committee, and is completely confidential.

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Paws For Women

Preventing abuse and women’s silence. Domestic abuse is a problem in the lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s community – it happens just as regularly as in heterosexual relationships. But we aren’t talking about it with each other.

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Physical Violence

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Blackmail

I’m a bi-man. I’m married. An ex- work colleague has found out I’m bi and he’s threatened to ‘tell everyone at work and my neighbours that I’m really gay’. He threatened to tell everyone unless I give him £5000. It is a crime for someone to make a menacing demand for the purposes of gaining…

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Count Me In

Study based on the experiences of homophobic and transphobic abuse and domestic violence among LGBT people in the London boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich, surveyed in 2004.

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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