Hate Crime

Well Being and Self Care

Experiencing abuse can be a deeply traumatic and challenging experience. When our thoughts may be focussed on simply getting through the day, it’s easy to overlook small, but significant activities and behaviours that may actually benefit us and increase our ability to cope.

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Tackling Biphobia

Printable PDF This page provides information for criminal justice and other safety services, including police, councils, charities and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on addressing biphobic hate crime. Bisexual people can face prejudice and hate crime, which service providers have a duty to tackle. The information below aims to assist services understanding and serving the needs…

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Safety Tips

Printable PDF As LGBTQ+ people we sometimes choose to change our behaviour to avoid putting ourselves at greater risk of being victimised. For example, we may change the way we present ourselves to avoid disclosing our sexuality or gender identity in public places. We may also avoid physical contact with partners and friends, such as holding…

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Online Hate Crime Factsheets

Recognising online anti-LGBT+ hate crime is the first step in shutting it down.  Galop’s new series of Factsheets are designed to help LGBT+ people who experience online hate (and organisations who work with them) to identify and deal with it safely and effectively. What is Online Hate Speech & Hate Crime Tackling Online Hate Crime Online Anti-LGBT+…

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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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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