Resources

Resource Material and Useful Websites

 

GMB

 

GMB national website

www.gmb.org.uk

 

GMB regional offices

www.gmb.org.uk/contact

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General Information, Advice and Support

 

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas)

www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461

Helpline: 08457 47 47 47

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

 

Albert Kennedy Trust

www.akt.org.uk

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

 

Cutting Edge Consortium

https://sites.google.com/site/cuttingedgeconsortium1

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

www.equalityhumanrights.com/advice-and-guidance/new-equality-act-guidance

Equality Act guidance

 

Schools Out

www.schools-out.org.uk

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

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

www.llgs.org.uk

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

 

LGBT History Month

http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk

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.

 

Bisexuality

Bi UK

www.biuk.org

UK national organisation for bisexual research and activism

BiCon

www.bicon2014.org.uk

Blogs, archives, materials and conferences for bisexual people.

 

Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority LGBT

Imaan

www.imaan.org.uk/about/about.htm

LGBTQI Muslim support group

 

Justice for Gay Africans

www.jfga.org.uk

NPL (Naz Project London)

www.naz.org.uk

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

 

UK Black Pride

www.ukblackpride.org.uk

UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group

www.uklgig.org.uk

020 7922 7811

Information and advice for LGBT people with immigration issues

 

International LGBT

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

www.homophobiaday.org

International LGBTI Association (ILGA)

ILGA Europe

www.ilga-europe.org

 

Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Trans Women

 

Muslim Women's Network UK

www.mwnuk.co.uk/resourcesDetail.php?id=15

 

Women's Resource Centre's

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

http://thewomensresourcecentre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/IAOC.pdf

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

 

 

LGBT domestic abuse, domestic violence and hate crime

 

Broken Rainbow

www.brokenrainbow.org.uk

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.

 

Galop

www.galop.org.uk/domestic-abuse-2

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

www.lgbtdaf.org

 

LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership

http://lgbtdap.org.uk

 

National 24 Hour Domestic Violence Helpline

Freephone 0808 2000 247

www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

 

PACE

www.pacehealth.org.uk

LGBT mental health and well-being

 

Reducing the Risk

www.reducingtherisk.org.uk/cms/content/lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-community-0

Lists numerous cross-equality services and helplines

 

Sport

 

Just a Ball Game?

http://justaballgame.blogspot.co.uk

homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport particularly football

Show Racism the Red Card

(tackling homophobia section)

www.srtrc.org/resources/homophobia

 

Transgender

 

CliniQ

www.cliniq.org.uk

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)

www.gires.org.uk

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

www.genderedintelligence.co.uk

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

 

Gender Trust

www.gendertrust.org.uk

National helpline: 0845 231 0505

Regional support details on their website

 

Gender Matters

www.gender-matters.org.uk

Tel 01902 744424

Support in West Midlands and surrounding area

 

International Transgender Memorial Day / Day of Remembrance

(20 November)

www.transgenderdor.org

Mermaids

www.mermaids.freeuk.com

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

Support group for parents of trans* children

 

Press for Change

www.pfc.org.uk