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About Us

Some information about Birmingham LGBT, including our organisational values which underpin the work we do.

Charity Information

Birmingham LGBT is a registered charity (1141568), and company Limited by Guarantee (07203554).

Our vision is a vibrant, diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community in Birmingham, UK in which individuals can realise their full potential and have equal access to what the city has to offer.

Our objectives are to raise awareness of the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in Birmingham and beyond, to advocate for their needs to the wider community and to promote opportunities to LGBT people in Birmingham and beyond to enable them to fully participate in the lives of their community.

To act as the voice of the LGBT third sector in Birmingham, based on a knowledge and evidence of real need, creating a positive and visible LGBT community.

Create a highly skilled LGBT third sector that has opportunities for volunteering and service development.

To raise awareness of the needs of the LGBT community in the city and develop appropriate services where needs exist.

To challenge negative stereotypes about LGBT people and combat homophobia

Our Values

Passion

We are passionate about creating and developing a thriving and vibrant LGBT community.

Community

We are a grassroots, user-led organization located within and accountable to, Birmingham’s diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities.

Respect

We create and maintain an environment in which everyone is treated fairly with consideration, dignity and respect.

Equality and Diversity

We are committed to embracing and valuing diversity within our organization and our communities, promoting equality of opportunity and human rights for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people.

Empowerment

We motivate and inspire our communities by enabling all members to grow and achieve their full potential.

 

As Birmingham’s leading charity advocating for and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Birmingham and neighbouring authorities, we want Birmingham to be one of the best places in the country for LGBT people to live, work and socialise; with a thriving, visible and proud LGBT community.

Our Theory Of Change sets out how we intend to go about this.

To download please click this link.