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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.

PLEASE SEE OUR COVID-19 UPDATE BELOW

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PLEASE READ OUR STATEMENT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT REVIEW HERE

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Birmingham LGBT will be holding their annual general meeting on Tuesday the 24th November at 7pm.

The meeting will take place on zoom and an agenda and joining instructions will be sent out nearer to the date.

If you are interested in attending please email Cecily Stevenson on cecilystevenson@blgbt.org


Coronavirus/Covid-19 Important update

From Wednesday 23rd September our doors will be open again, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Things will be a little different, but we are so excited to be able to offer selected one-to-one services to our community once again.

We are operating under Covid-19 safety guidelines, so we are social distancing wherever possible and wearing masks and/or visors where appropriate. People attending appointments will be required to wear a mask, have their temperature checked and sanitise their hands on arrival and during their visit.

To keep our team safe, we won’t be offering walk-in appointments, group activities or events at the LGBT Centre at the moment, although events and groups will still be available online.

Please read the following information for details on how to book.

Sexual Health services

Our Sexual Health services will now be operating an appointment-only system for HIV & STI testing on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To book a test please call the Sexual Health Team on 0121 643 0821.

Condoms By Post service is still available. Mailouts will be made on Fridays to any LGBT people living in Birmingham or Solihull. To request condoms/ lube by post please email sexualhealth@blgbt.org and leave your name, address and what you require.

Counselling services

We are now able to offer free LGBT-affirmative therapeutic counselling in person, two days a week. We can still offer telephone or virtual support appointments through Zoom video conferencing.

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 and the surrounding areas 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 the telephone or Zoom video conferencing; there will be face-to-face appointments available one day a week.

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 in person two days a week, by appointment only. We can still offer telephone or virtual support appointments through Zoom video conferencing.

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 virtual appointments through Zoom video conferencing.

Staff are available on the phones: 10am to 6pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10am to 8pm Tuesday and Thursday; 10am to 1pm on Saturday – on 0121 643 0821.

For general enquires please 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 Statement: 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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