We support lesbian, gay bisexual and trans people experiencing hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence
Galop can help if you experience homophobia, transphobia or biphobia wherever it occurs, including at home, in public, at work, online or in cruising sites. None of us should have to put up with being abused, but if it happens, our hate crime casework service can give you advice, support and help. Click for more
Galop has a dedicated Trans Advocacy & Community Development Service which can offer confidential advice and support by telephone, email or face-to-face.
Domestic Abuse Bill, Third Reading, July 2020. To meet the needs of LGBT+ survivors in the Bill and its associated programme of work the Domestic Abuse Bill must: 1. Recognise that LGBT+ people are equally at risk of experiencing domestic abuse and face distinct barriers to accessing domestic abuse services, including the criminal justice system.…Read More
We have just launched an online survey to understand the extent and nature of abuse from family members or partners experienced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT+) people in Central Bedfordshire.The survey can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GalopCentralBeds We have taken care to approach topics sensitively and include support resources throughout it. The results from…Read More
The Government’s alleged plans outlined in a recent Sunday Times article to abandon planned reform of laws protecting trans people and to actively legislate against trans women are deeply concerning to us. All women deserve safety and dignity, whether they are trans or cisgender and whatever their sexuality. Women-only services are specialist spaces for and…Read More
Five New Information Sheets for LGBT+ Survivors of Domestic Abuse and The Professionals Supporting Them.
Galop is proud to share five new information sheets for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) survivors of domestic abuse and the professionals supporting them. These new resources are aimed at recognising LGBT+ survivor’s experiences, they challenge stereotypes, and highlight barriers to accessing services. As well, they support LGBT+ survivors to access help safely and…Read More