Resource Material and Useful Websites

GMB Shout's guidance for members and shop stewards - LGBT domestic abuse and domestic violence


GMB Shout's briefing on LGBT people and the Holocaust


GMB London Region's Branch Equality Officers' toolkit


TUC's LGBT Equality at Work (Third Edition, 2013)


GMB Trans Equality toolkit for GMB reps





GMB national website


GMB regional offices



General Information, Advice and Support


Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas)

Helpline: 08457 47 47 47

Free and confidential advice, employment law advice, guidance, tools and resources


Albert Kennedy Trust

Supports young LGBT 16-25 year olds who are made homeless or living in a hostile environment.


Cutting Edge Consortium

Working for the elimination of any faith-based homophobia/transphobia and institutionalised prejudice towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.


Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality Act guidance


Schools Out

Working towards equality, safety and visibility in education for all LGBT people

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Free advice and service: 0300 330 0630 (daily 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.)


LGBT History Month

Celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. LGBT HM is celebrated in February in the UK but our work to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia continues throughout the year.





UK national organisation for bisexual research and activism


Blogs, archives, materials and conferences for bisexual people.



Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority LGBT


LGBTQI Muslim support group


Justice for Gay Africans

NPL (Naz Project London)

Provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to selected Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in London.


UK Black Pride

UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group

020 7922 7811

Information and advice for LGBT people with immigration issues



International LGBT

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

International LGBTI Association (ILGA)

ILGA Europe



Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Trans Women


Muslim Women's Network UK


Women's Resource Centre's

'In All Our Colours' report on LBT women and services (2010)

An excellent source of information, still relevant and is highly recommended



LGBT domestic abuse, domestic violence and hate crime


Broken Rainbow

National helpline 08452 60 44 60

Support for LGBT people experiencing DA / DV.

Branches may wish to support Broken Rainbow through fundraising, donations, shopping, volunteering, social media/networks. See the website for details.



Hate crime organisation that has lots of useful factsheets, and is able to facilitate third party reporting to the police about hate crimes.


LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum


LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership


National 24 Hour Domestic Violence Helpline

Freephone 0808 2000 247



LGBT mental health and well-being


Reducing the Risk

Lists numerous cross-equality services and helplines





Just a Ball Game?

homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport particularly football

Show Racism the Red Card

(tackling homophobia section)






Access to confidential counselling, advocacy, advice and mentoring, and sexual health advice and healthy lifestyle support for trans people (London). Drop in: 5.30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at 56 Dean Street, London, W1 6AQ


Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES)

Information, guidance, advice and training

Branches may wish to support GIRES through fundraising, donations, invitations to meetings and training events, and via social media/networks. See GIRES website for contact details.


Gendered Intelligence

Experienced in teaching in schools, colleges, etc. and with young people.


Gender Trust

National helpline: 0845 231 0505

Regional support details on their website


Gender Matters

Tel 01902 744424

Support in West Midlands and surrounding area


International Transgender Memorial Day / Day of Remembrance

(20 November)


Helpline is open between 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday: 07020 935066

Support group for parents of trans* children


Press for Change