Acephobia & Anti-asexual hate crime

Asexual and aromantic people can face prejudice and hate crime, which service providers and criminal justice agencies have a duty to tackle. The information below aims to assist services to better understand and serve the needs of ace people who experience hate crime. Prevalence of acephobia Whilst social awareness is growing, asexuality and aromanticism are still…

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The Ace Community Census 2017

The Asexual Visibility and Education Network has just opened the 2017 Ace Community Census. The census is an annual survey by the Ace Community Survey Team to collect valuable information on the demographics and experiences of members of the asexual community. The survey is open to anyone under 13 years old: ace, non-ace, or still questioning. Take…

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The A in LGBTQIA+ is for Ace, not Ally

What is asexuality? Asexual people experience little or no sexual attraction, or only experience sexual attraction in certain circumstances. Asexuality is a type of sexual orientation, alongside other orientations such as gay, lesbian, bisexual and pansexual. It is not the same as celibacy or abstinence, which is a behaviour rather than an orientation. Some asexual…

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Infographic: Situation of intersex people in the world

Throughout the world, intersex people face discrimination, pathologisation and severe human rights violations, including forced medical interventions without prior consent. The infogaphic below shows the legal recognition and protections afforded to intersex people by country- reproduced with thanks to Loé Lis, Collectif Intersexes et Allié.e.s.   Situation of intersex people in the world // 4th International Intersex…

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IDAHO 2015 forum

Galop was delighted to speak at IDAHO 2015 in Montenegro and provide regional police and judiciary training on best practices in dealing with LGBT hate crime in the UK. We were particularly glad to be there for the launch of the Issue Paper on human right and intersex people, and hear about new research findings on…

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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