Hate Crime

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

Training Toolkit on anti LGBT Hate Crime  This multimedia training toolkit provides assistance in planning training sessions to criminal justice professionals about hate crime and LGBT+ communities. It can be used in conjunction with the two videos below, showing good and bad practice examples of working with LGBT+ victims of hate crime.

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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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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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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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The Hate Crime Report 2019

We are delighted to launch the LGBT+ Hate Crime Report 2019 during Hate Crime Awareness Week. This edition provides analysis of UK data with international comparison.

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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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Our Statement on Transphobia

Galop condemns all forms of violence and abuse against women, including transphobia and misogyny. All women are entitled to feel safe and respected. As an LGBT+ anti-violence organisation, It is clear from our direct advocacy work that trans people have seen increasing levels of abuse and threats. Such abuse only compounds the continued barriers faced…

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Why Report Hate Crime?

Printable PDF This section explains why it is important that you tell someone that you’ve experienced a hate crime, whether you chose to report to the police or tell another organisation such as Galop. Many of us are so used to living with a background of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia that we have put up…

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Our services:

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