Resource Material and Useful Websites
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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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Experienced in teaching in schools, colleges, etc. and with young people.
National helpline: 0845 231 0505
Regional support details on their website
Tel 01902 744424
Support in West Midlands and surrounding area
International Transgender Memorial Day / Day of Remembrance
Helpline is open between 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday: 07020 935066
Support group for parents of trans* children
Press for Change