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To all LGBT+ children and young people – we see and hear you.

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Trans Resilience in Isolation

Our Trans Advocate has put together a guide for developing and maintaining trans resilience in a time when you may become more isolated. We are more likely to experience anxiety and depression than our cisgender peers. In these anxiety provoking and isolating times people who already struggle with anxiety and depression are particularly at risk.…

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Galop is continuing to closely monitor the situation with regards to coronavirus and we are following all advice from Public Health England and the NHS.  Due to the developing situation and the Government’s decision to limit social interaction and all non-essential travel, Galop are offering a reduced service until further notice. This means we will be stopping all face-to-face…

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Safe To Be- Training Toolkit on anti-LGBT+ Hate Crime

Now LGBT+ history month is over, we are looking to the future.  How can justice professionals better meet the needs of LGBT+ people experiencing violence? Today we launch our multi-media Training Toolkit on Anti-LGBT + Hate Crime, part of the #SafeToBe project. This multimedia training toolkit provides assistance in planning training sessions to criminal justice professionals about…

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Survey on LGBT+ people’s experience of sexual violence

We are undertaking a three-year research project looking at the impact of sexual violence on LGBT+ people across the country and what needs to change to ensure LGBT+ people get the support they want.  Galop is the UK’s LGBT+ anti-violence organisation. We have provided specialist support to LGBT+ survivors of sexual violence for over 15…

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Online Hate Crime Report 2020

LGBT+ people face high levels of online abuse according to research by Galop, the ​leading LGBT+ anti-violence charity. The findings of this report, drawn from a survey of 700 LGBT+ people in the UK, show that: 8 in 10 LGBT+ people had experienced online abuse. Among those targeted, 5 in 10 had experienced online hate more than…

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Online hate widespread against LGBT+ people

8 in 10 LGBT+ people have experienced online hate  LGBT+ people face high levels of online abuse according to research by Galop, the ​leading LGBT+ anti-violence charity. The findings of this report, drawn from a survey of 700 LGBT+ people in the UK, show that: 8 in 10 LGBT+ people had experienced online abuse. Among those targeted,…

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Nik Noone announces her departure from Galop

After 6 years at Galop, Nik Noone, CEO, has announced that she will be leaving the organisation at the end of April 2020.  Nik joined Galop during a challenging time for the charity and her tireless dedication and tenacity has transformed the organisation into the dynamic and stable organisation it is today. Nik has grown…

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Press Release: Teenagers found guilty following homophobic attack on bus

Three teenage boys have been found guilty of attacking Melania Geymonat and Chris Hannigan, leaving them covered in blood after refusing to kiss on a bus.

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New Hate Crime Training Course

Does your organisation work with communities that face violence and abuse driven by prejudice, because of who they are?  Do you want to improve your knowledge and skills to recognise and respond to hate crime, and develop a community campaign to tackle hate crime?  Together Against Hate is a training course for organisations working with communities experiencing hate…

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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