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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

London LGBT+ Advice Line

0800 999 5428

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National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

Trans

Galop has a dedicated Trans Advocacy & Community Development Service which can offer confidential advice and support by telephone, email or face-to-face. We can help explore your options, advocate on your behalf, and assist you with tackling discrimination and inequality. We support all people who experience transphobia, regardless of sexual orientation.

Trans Equality Report Published Today

Today the Women and Equalities Committee published their report on Transgender Equality, highlighting that whilst there has been progress, there is still a long way to go to ensure equality for transgender people in the UK. You can read the full Inquiry Report here and Galop’s full submission here.        

Trans Day of Remembrance: Infographic

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, a day to remember lives lost to transphobic hate and violence. Here is an infographic from Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) project,  showing the scale of hate violence against trans and gender-diverse people. Stand with us to say NO to hate, and YES to building safer communities for trans* people everywhere.…

Our Beautiful Trans* Best Friends

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

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…

New Factsheets

We’ve produced two new factsheets this month – one on Criminal Records Checks at Work and the other on Trans* Privacy Law.

Trans Guys Are

Galop is delighted to be a partner in the production of Trans Guys Are… The film came out of a project working with trans men around sexual assault.

Trans Privacy Not Jail

We’re shocked and upset to hear about a young trans man who now has the label of sex offender because he didn’t disclose his gender history. If you are too, please sign the Scottish Transgender Alliance e-petition

Transphobic Article In The Observer

We’ve been considering the recent Julie Burchill article in The Observer with an overwhelming sense of sadness and anger. You can read our official response here.

Supporting Trans Survivors Survey

Make sure your voice is heard: the LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum, in partnership with Gender Matters, Gendered Intelligence, Broken Rainbow and Galop, are holding a conference on improving services for trans* survivors of domestic abuse, and we want your thoughts to inform the debate.

Free To Be Me – Online Zine

Galop and Gendered Intelligence Youth Group have produced an interactive online zine addressing some of the issues around taking action against homophobia. Published 2012


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