Resources, support and information for LGBTQ+ survivors & for improving allyship to LGBTQ folks
Published: 26th October 2021.
Updated: 10th July 2023.
We will be keeping this resource list updated, and will add updated dates when we do so.
The resources below are currently predominantly around the lives, experiences and needs of trans and non-binary people – this is because this has been a specific area of learning and focus for us as an organisation.
The Rainbow Hub, a Brighton-based organisation, run an LGBTQ+ drop-in and provides a service where they can help people report a hate incident.
Galop provides support to all LGBT+ people who’ve experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence.
AKT – LGBTQ+ youth homelessness supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.
Black trans alliance‘s mission is to support, protect and amplify the voice of black transgender persons in London and the wider community; through advocacy, education, visibility and empowerment.
Colours Youth Network uplifts, empowers and supports young black and people of colour who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex (QTIBPOC) aged 16-25, to explore and celebrate who they are through meaningful connections to other young people and a team of experienced QTIBPOC youth workers.
Regard is a national organisation of lesbians, gay men, bi, trans and queer people (LGBTQ) who self-identify as disabled.
Deaf Rainbow provides information, represents and supports deaf people who are either coming out and/or identify as LGBTIQA.
Terrence Higgins Trust provides HIV & sexual health support (broad range of services, some specifically for the LGBTQ+ community, Black community, and sex workers).
Spectra – London based, peer-led trans services accessible to all trans and gender-diverse people, including 1-2-1 health advocacy support, and counselling, peer mentoring, referral and signposting to relevant partners, talks and workshops and monthly online and in-person social groups.
Discussion of report into support for trans & non-binary survivors of sexual violence:
Things to listen to
Homo Sapiens: “The world from a Queer perspective: Conversations, Stories, and a good old laugh with LGBTQ+ icons, allies, and of course, our lovely listeners.”
Pride & Joy: “For queers, having kids is complicated. Yet lots of us make it happen. These are our stories.”
Bottoming: LGBTQ+ mental health podcast. Rock bottoming and beyond.
Call Me Mother: Author and journalist Shon Faye talks with LGBTQ trailblazers who have something important, interesting or enlightening to say about what it means to be queer in the world today.
The Way We Are: “Activist, writer and advocate for marginalised communities Munroe Bergdorf and her guest of the week reflect on their own journeys of growth, exploring how the big, the small and the in-between events of the past have shaped their perspective today and how this impacts their hopes for tomorrow.”
Equality Education is a show which explores the best practices for an LGBT+ and equality inclusive education.
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