Leading LGBT+ charity Galop launches UK’s first conversion therapy helpline

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Today the organisation rolls out the National Conversion Therapy Helpline WORDS BY NIC CROSARA Galop is an LGBT+ anti-abuse charity that works regularly with LGBT+ victims of abuse and violence. All of its services are run by members of the LGBT+ community, providing a safe space for victims to come forward and seek help. Today [….]

CHARITY: Just Like Us make free LGBTQI home learning resources available online

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The LGBTQI charity are making home learning more inclusive this LGBT History Month BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Kicking off LGBT History Month with some great news, Just Like Us, the UK’s LGBTQI young people’s charity have made free home learning resources available on their website. The resources can be used by parents at home during lockdown [….]

CHARITY: Opening Doors reveal the issues faced by the elderly LGBTQI community during lockdown

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Older LGBTQI people have been disproportionately affected by isolation and loneliness this year  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA OPENING DOORS LONDON In a brand new Fabric Of Britain Report by Karmarama, Opening Doors have revealed how strongly impacted the elderly LGBTQI community have been by issues of isolation and loneliness during the Covid-19 pandemic in [….]

CHARITY: Stonewall Housing are working to ensure LGBTQI people live in safer homes

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Stonewall Housing have worked harder than ever to support LGBTQI individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Stonewall Housing have been providing specialist LGBTQI support for vulnerable young people who have been made homeless primarily because of their gender identity or sexuality since 1986. It still remains the only housing association in London wholly dedicated to serving [….]

CHARITY: Switchboard LGBT+ helpline are here to help

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Co-Chair Tash Walker explains how Switchboard have made it through the COVID-19 pandemic so far  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Switchboard are a crucial LGBTQI charity that have been providing support and information to millions of people since their phone started ringing in 1974. Throughout their history, they have been at the forefront of supporting LGBTQI communities in [….]

NEWS: The Outside Project address domestic abuse within the LGBTQI community through new accommodation appeal

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Star Refuge will provide much needed emergency accommodation for those fleeing violence and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The UK’s first ever shelter for LGBTQI homelessness, The Outside Project, was set up by Carla Ecola in 2017, providing a vital service that didn’t previously exist for LGBTQI people, who have unique experiences and risks [….]

EVENTS: A queer, 80s-themed extravaganza raising money for LGBTQI youth? We’re in.

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Celebrate akt’s 30th birthday with queer party legends Sink The Pink BY ALICIA PRYZSIENIAK Celebrating 30 years of safer homes and better futures for LGBTQI youth, akt, the UK’s LGBTQI youth homelessness charity, are back with their biggest event yet!  Produced by drag royalty Sink The Pink and hosted at the incredible TROXY venue in [….]