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News, reports and media statements

Statement on the conversion therapy ban consultation

So-called “conversion therapy” is alive and well in the UK today. A significant proportion of young people in our service are experiencing abuse aimed at changing or “curing” who they are. We see the abuse victims of these so-called ‘conversion therapies’ go through and the lifelong repercussions it can have on its victims. It is…

Conversion therapy ban

LGBT+ anti-abuse charity Galop is today launching a National Conversion Therapy Helpline to support victims and survivors of so-called “conversion therapy”. “Conversion therapy” refers to any practice which tries to change, alter, suppress, or “cure” an LGBT+ person’s orientation or gender identity. This kind of abuse can take a wide range of forms, including verbal,…

Not Broken, Not Silent short films

In April 2021, we released a series of short films entitled “Not Broken, Not Silent” about LGBT+ people’s experiences of sexual violence. As a community, we need spaces that allow those who’ve experienced sexual violence to talk openly, without fear of judgment and without being dismissed because of what was done to them, who they are…

Hate crime report 2021

Our latest report into anti-LGBT+ hate crime shows that 3 in 5 LGBT+ people experiencing hate crime want and need help, but only 1 in 5 are able to access any support.

Statement on the Loss of Sarah Everard, Nicole Smallman, and Bibaa Henry

We are deeply affected by the death of Sarah Everard and the events at the vigil on Clapham Common over the weekend.

Hate crime law consultation submission

Galop are pleased to share our submission to the Law Commission, suggesting how to remedy problems with hate crime laws.

The LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Survivors Forum

Galop is proud to launch to the LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Forum as part of its National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline Service.

LGBT+ beyond recognition: social media campaign

To coincide with the 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence, Galop’s National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Project is launching a national social media campaign.

Commissioning for inclusion: delivering services for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse

Galop launches new guide “Commissioning for inclusion: Delivering services for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse”…

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.

Galop’s statement on hate crime statistics October 2020

Today’s figures from the Home Office show that anti-LGBT+ hate crime has, for the second year running, risen at twice the rate of other forms of hate crime over the last year.

Joint briefing: Domestic Abuse Bill, Third Reading, July 2020

Read about the needs of LGBT+ survivors in the Bill and its associated programme.

Five new information sheets for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse and the professionals supporting them

Galop is proud to share five new information sheets for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) survivors of domestic abuse and the professionals supporting them.

Joint statement: LGBT+ domestic violence and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Over the last month professionals and activists, agencies, policymakers, and government have faced an extraordinary set of circumstances in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including in relation to domestic violence and abuse.

Online hate crime report 2020

LGBT+ people face high levels of online abuse according to research by Galop, the ​leading LGBT+ anti-violence charity.