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Welcome to Birmingham LGBT

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.

 

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Covid-19 Update: July 2021

Safety is very important to us. We want to ensure that our service can remain open for our community.
From 19th July, Birmingham LGBT will continue to request that masks/face coverings are worn for all appointments.

If you feel you cannot wear a mask for your appointment our team will ask for either:

A negative lateral flow test result
Proof of double vaccinations

If you are not able to provide this information you will be asked to wear a mask or reschedule your appointment.


The LGBT Centre is now open for one-to-one appointments – to book, see details below.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm
Friday, 9am to 5pm

Telephone and email support service: 0121 643 0821  hello@blgbt.org 
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10am to 6pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays, 10am to 8pm

 

Sexual Health services
Sexual Health services will now be operating via one-to-one appointments, telephone and online support for residents of Birmingham and Solihull. To request services, including condoms/ lube by post, please email sexualhealth@blgbt.org and leave your name, address and what you require, or call 0121 643 0821.

HIV Testing

Free Home HIV Testing is available with support from our sexual health team. To request a Free HIV Testing kit go to www.blgbt.org/123STOPHIV or call us on 0121 643 0821.

 

Counselling services
Our free LGBT-affirmative therapeutic counselling is available via one-to-one appointments, telephone and online support. For more information or to book an appointment please email counselling@blgbt.org. Please note: this service is available to people who are 18+, living in Birmingham and the surrounding areas and who are not accessing any other counselling services.

 

Domestic Violence service
The Domestic Violence service is available to anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ living in Birmingham who is experiencing, or at risk from, domestic violence/ abuse from partners and family members, ‘honour’-based violence and/ or forced marriage. Support is currently offered via one-to-one appointments, the telephone or online. To make a referral please email idva@blgbt.org or phone 0121 643 0821. In an emergency please call 999.

 

Trans Wellbeing services
Our Wellbeing and Counselling support services for trans and non-binary users are now available via one-to-one appointments, telephone and online, in Birmingham and surrounding areas.
For wellbeing support please email alexussavage@blgbt.org.
For counselling services for trans and non-binary people please email counselling@blgbt.org.
Emerge, our youth group for trans and gender-questioning young people, is currently running via Zoom video conferencing. All enquiries should be directed to emerge@blgbt.org.

 

Support services
For general practical and emotional support, we can still offer telephone or online support. Staff are available on the phones: 10am to 6pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10am to 8pm Tuesday and Thursday – on 0121 643 0821 or email hello@blgbt.org.

 

Community groups
The Centre is not currently open to Community groups. Individual groups may be meeting online or in alternative spaces – see https://blgbt.org/support-groups/ and https://blgbt.org/events/.


What is Birmingham LGBT

Birmingham LGBT is the city’s leading charity advocating for and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities in Birmingham and beyond. We offer a range of services focused on improving the health & wellbeing of individuals.
We also believe passionately that Birmingham should be one of the best places in the UK for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people to live, work and socialise, and we work to enable a thriving, visible and PROUD LGBT community in the city.

 

Birmingham LGBT Position Statements

SHOUT Festival statement on Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s decision to host a Nightingale Court

The government’s response to the Gender Recognition Act review

Parkfield Community School and the No Outsiders Programme

We are extremely proud to be among one of only eight UK charities to receive a 2018 GSK IMPACT Award. This prestigious national award recognises charities that work with communities to improve their health and well-being.

The GSK Impact Award is a prestigious award and a great acknowledgement of the services we provide and work we do for the LGBT community.

Birmingham LGBT Services

We offer a range of services and activities for the LGBT Community in Birmingham and beyond. Including sexual health, events, domestic violence, counselling, support, fitness, arts and more. Click on a square to find out more…..

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