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akt supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment
support young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates LGBTQ+ identities.
10:00 – 16:30
Switchboard, the LGBT+ Helpline are a safe space for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional well-being. They support people to explore the right options for themselves. They aspire to a society where all LGBT+ people are informed and empowered.
10:00 – 22:00
Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. they believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. #EqualityWins underpins much of what we do and they aim to be; ‘here if you need us.
bgiok is about practical advice and information about homosexuality, and cutting through the stereotypes and negativity around it. bgiok aims to help young people feel better about their sexuality and about the person they are beyond that.
07:30 – 22:00
Mermaids supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday.
Transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children and teens need support and understanding, as well as the freedom to explore their gender identity. Whatever the outcome, Mermaids is committed to helping families navigate the challenges they may face.
09:00 – 21:00
The MindLine Trans+ provides a safe place to talk about your feelings confidentially. We don’t record calls nor ask for any personal details. Our listeners will try understand the multitude of feelings and concerns that may be going on for you. We are here to listen and offer our support..
FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. They are dedicated to supporting parents and families and their LGBT+ members.
They offer support to local parents groups and contacts in their efforts to help parents and families understand, accept and support their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members with love and pride.
The Proud Trust support young people across the north-west and beyond through youth groups, peer support, mentoring programmes and more. We work with and support adults in trusted positions, including schools and other children’s services, helping them make spaces more LGBT+ inclusive as well as improving confidence in tackling discrimination and celebrating diversity.
Galop works directly with thousands of LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence every year. They specialise in supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, hate crime, and other forms of abuse including honour-based abuse, forced marriage, and so-called conversion therapies. They are a service run by LGBT+ people, for LGBT+ people, and the needs of our community are at the centre of what we do.
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
09:00 – 17:00