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Transphobic Hate Crime Report 2020

Trans people are under such high rates of physical, sexual, and verbal attack that more than half feel less able to leave their home, says new research by LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop. As one respondent puts it: “The fear is particularly prevalent when public figures – politicians, high profile newspaper columnists etc – demonise trans…

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Galop welcomes new Chief Executive

Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity, is delighted to announce that Leni Morris has joined the charity as its new Chief Executive. Galop supports lesbian, gay bisexual and trans people experiencing hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence. Leni joins Galop from Stonewall, where she was a Head of Events and Ambassadors, and has previously held…

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Galop, SafeLives and Stonewall briefing: The LGBT+ community and domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse Bill, Second Reading, 28 April 2020 Summary To meet the needs of LGBT+ people in the Bill and its associated programme of work the Domestic Abuse Bill must: Recognise that LGBT+ people are at particular risk of experiencing domestic abuse and facing distinct barriers in access to services. Ensure that any legislation, policy…

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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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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