Hate Crime

Dealing with Noisy Neighbours

Printable PDF This section gives some information about dealing with excessive noise from neighbours. If it doesn’t answer your specific question or you want to talk about your situation, call Galop in confidence on 020 7704 2040. We all deserve a reasonable amount of peace and quiet at home. We also have the freedom to…

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A Guide to Diary Sheets

Printable PDF This section answers some questions about keeping diary sheets to record hate crime, abuse or anti social behaviour happening where you live. If it doesn’t answer your specific question or you want to talk about your situation, call Galop in confidence on 020 7704 2040. What Are Diary Sheets? A diary sheet is…

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Dealing with Graffiti and Literature

This section describes what we can all do to tackle homophobic, biphobic or transphobic graffiti or campaign literature and sources of help if you are being targeted. It does not cover offensive performances, press articles, online material or hate mail. If it doesn’t answer your specific question or you want to talk about your situation, call…

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After an Incident

Steps you should take if you are a victim of a homophobic or transphobic incident. It includes advice on making sure you are safe and well immediately after the incident and who to contact to get help and/or report to.

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Harassment

Printable PDF This section includes information about harassment of LGBT people in different settings, and includes information about your rights and where to get help if you are being harassed. What Is Harassment? The term harassment can mean different things, and can take place in different settings, including your home, your place of work, your…

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Solving Problems With Council Services

Printable PDF Councils provide a variety of services to help people who experience hate crime, domestic abuse or problems with neighbours. This section gives some information about how to complain about councils when they get things wrong. If it doesn’t answer your specific question or you want to talk about your situation, call Galop in confidence…

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Criminal Injuries Compensation

Printable PDF Criminal Injuries Compensation If you have suffered an injury as the result of a biphobic, homophobic or transphobic attack, sexual violence or domestic abuse you may be entitled to financial compensation from the government. This section tells you about the Criminal Injuries Compensation Claim and how Galop can help you. What is a criminal…

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Laws That Cover Hate Crime

Printable PDF This section explains how the law can protect LGBT+ people from different forms of abuse. This resource has been compiled with assistance from Pink Law and School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London: Breanne Becker, Frances Ridout, Gabriella Denlew, Julie Pinborough, Karl Laird, Michael Southern-Augustine. What is a homophobic, biphobic or transphobic…

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Cottaging & Cruising

Printable PDF This section tells you about cottaging, cruising & the law, keeping safe when cruising and what to do if you are a victim of a crime. Produced with support from the Pink Triangle Trust. Cruising grounds are open spaces where men look for consensual sex with other men, such as parks or lay-bys; these…

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Police Warnings, Cautions & Fines

Printable PDF This section gives some information about police warnings, cautions, fines and whether you need to tell an employer about them. If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and want confidential advice about your situation you can call Galop on 020 7704 2040. If your question does not relate in some way to…

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