Recognise &Respond: Strengthening Advocacy for LGBT+ Survivors of Domestic abuse

Galop is proud to launch a new report Recognise & Respond: Strengthening Advocacy for LGBT+ Survivors of Domestic abuse. The report furthers insights into the scope, distinct nature of abuse and barriers experienced by LGBT+ survivors in access to services, increases knowledge of LGBT+ survivors accessing LGBT+ specialist services and highlights the value and role…

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If you're an LGBT+ person experiencing domestic abuse, there are organisations that can help. Call the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline for more - 0800 999 5428

LGBT+ Survivors need to be seen, heard and supported. Come #OutAgainstAbuse

Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence and abuse charity, is proud to launch a national social media campaign titled #OutAgainstAbuse  The campaign will run from November 25 to December 21 across three different platforms – Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Through the voices of survivors, the campaign raises awareness of domestic abuse within the LGBT+ communities. It also…

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Press Release: Hate Crime Report 2019

1 in 10 still think LGBT+ people are ‘dangerous’ or can be ‘cured’  One in ten people still think that LGBT people are ‘dangerous’ to other people and could be ‘cured’, according to a new report released today.  The report comes the same day that the Home Office releases figures detailing an alarming increase in anti-LGBT hate.…

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Rainbow Project: The needs of LBT+ survivors of domestic abuse

Galop staff will conduct a focus group with LBT+ domestic violence survivors to ensure that their voices and needs are incorporated into a curricula shaping a 10 week educational group work programme that removes the barriers that LBT+ women face when accessing non specialist services. The focus group will allow survivors to define the resources…

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Galop Evidence on online anti-LGBT+ Hate Speech

We’ve prepared an evidence document on the rise of anti-LGBT+ hate speech for the government’s Online Harms Consultation. You can download the full document here or read the executive summary below. We welcome the White Paper proposals We have been encouraged by the actions taken by leading social media companies toward tackling online hate. Despite…

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Galop Provides Evidence on anti-LGBT+ Hate Crime in London

We have put together an evidence document for the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee – Investigation into hate crime in London. You can download a copy of the full report here, or read the executive summary below. LGBT+ communities face high levels of hate crime Despite progress on LGBT+ rights, hate crime remains a…

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Speak Out Survey

This survey is open until August 1st 2019 This survey is open to all LGBT+ people. This includes people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, queer, pansexual, intersex, asexual and any other minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. We want to know about any incidents of online hate crime and hate speech that you…

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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