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Read the latest news and blogs from Birmingham LGBT

Help us support Isolated LGBTQ+ people this Christmas.

Posted on Mon-12-2022 by Riley Daniels

Christmas can be a very difficult time for many LGBTQ+ people it is traditionally a very heteronormative festival with an emphasis on family. For many LGBTQ+ people, family has a different meaning, often referring to “family of choice” this is often due to necessity as many still face discrimination, rejection, and estrangement from their biological […]

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My experience as a volunteer, unlocking my full potential

Posted on Fri-11-2022 by Maria Hughes

A blogpost by Dana Archer.   I first encountered the LGBT Centre in 2018, I had newly come out as a lesbian and wanted to find groups to engage with. I joined a book club who operate within the LGBT Centre. Upon entering I was welcomed by the volunteer on receptionist. Suddenly I didn’t feel […]

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Focus on Black History Month: Marc Thompson

Posted on Wed-10-2022 by Maria Hughes

  Blogpost by Max Maycroft, Sexual Health Outreach Worker Marc Thompson is an activist, and health promotion specialist, who has been involved in HIV activism since the 1980s, working to address the lack of services available with a focus on Black gay men. He is a co-founder of PrEPster, BLKOUT and co-director of The Love […]

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International Non-Binary People’s Day: 14th July 2022

Posted on Wed-07-2022 by Maria Hughes

Here are some recommendations for finding positive non-binary representation on screen and on paper from Teddy, our Trans Wel lbeing Support Worker. Happy International Non-Binary People’s Day to all the gender non-conforming folks! To celebrate this day of recognition, we’ve put together some great Non-Binary representation in fiction and media.     Cal Bowman in […]

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