Trans

Galop has a dedicated Trans Advocacy & Community Development Service which can offer confidential advice and support by telephone, email or face-to-face. We can help explore your options, advocate on your behalf, and assist you with tackling discrimination and inequality. We support all people who experience transphobia, regardless of sexual orientation.

DBS and Gender Identity

This section provides some guidance for trans people who have been required to have a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. What Is A DBS Check? If you apply for certain jobs such as teaching, care work and other positions (including voluntary work) where you may work with children or vulnerable adults, your prospective employer is…

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Sunday 20th November is Trans Day of Remembrance, which commemorates lives lost to transphobic hate and violence. Transgender Europe report that worldwide 2016 trans people were murdered between Jan 2008 and Dec 2015:   Many more trans people are affected by transphobic hate crime, sometimes enduring abuse as a part of everyday life. Stand with us in…

Transphobia

Printable PDF This section provides advice on transphobia and transphobic hate crime. It provides some suggestions on how you can get help if you experience transphobia. Galop supports all trans and gender diverse people who experience transphobia, regardless of sexual orientation. You can contact us on our helpline if you would like help or advice.…

Trans Equality Report Published Today

Today the Women and Equalities Committee published their report on Transgender Equality, highlighting that whilst there has been progress, there is still a long way to go to ensure equality for transgender people in the UK. You can read the full Inquiry Report here and Galop’s full submission here.        

Trans Day of Remembrance: Infographic

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, a day to remember lives lost to transphobic hate and violence. Here is an infographic from Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) project,  showing the scale of hate violence against trans and gender-diverse people. Stand with us to say NO to hate, and YES to building safer communities for trans* people everywhere.…

Our Beautiful Trans* Best Friends

Here’s some gorgeous pooches strutting their stuff in their trans* support lilac bandannas for Galop!  

Trans* Best Friends – Saturday 28th February

***TRAVEL ALERT*** There is track closures on the London Overground this Saturday- Click here to check if your journey is affected. If you are planning on coming along to the walk from the Highbury & Islington or Stratford direction via Gospel Oak Overground station, it is still possible to take dogs on the rail replacement buses. Look…

New Factsheets

We’ve produced two new factsheets this month – one on Criminal Records Checks at Work and the other on Trans* Privacy Law.

Trans Guys Are

Galop is delighted to be a partner in the production of Trans Guys Are… The film came out of a project working with trans men around sexual assault.

Trans Privacy Not Jail

We’re shocked and upset to hear about a young trans man who now has the label of sex offender because he didn’t disclose his gender history. If you are too, please sign the Scottish Transgender Alliance e-petition