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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

Hate Crime

Hate Crime Awareness Week

13 – 19 Oct marks the first Hate Crime Awareness Week to raise awareness of Hate Crime and encourage people to do something local to tackle local Hate Crime issues.

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What if I experience abuse or harassment because of my identity?

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Online Report Form

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What is a homophobic, biphobic or transphobic hate crime?

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How do I know if I’ve been a victim of a hate crime?

Sometimes it’s really obvious when someone has been homophobic or transphobic towards you, for example if there’s physical violence. But sometimes it’s less clear. Share this…emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestPrint

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Physical Violence

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Verbal Abuse in Public

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Incitement to Hatred

Incitement to hatred can occur when an individual or group threatens to harass a person or a group of people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Share this…emailFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestPrint

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Abuse or harassment via electronic means

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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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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