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Meeting the CAN DO Challenge

Posted on Mon-06-2021 by Maria Hughes

A blog by Jamie Cox I have found it quite challenging over the last 12 months, especially when it comes to meeting others, social gatherings and getting my confidence back around what used to be normal activities. Thinking about the CAN DO Challenge for Men’s Health Week and the five ways to wellbeing, I feel […]

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The ‘can do’ challenge for Men’s Health Week 2021

Posted on Wed-06-2021 by Maria Hughes

by Dan Singh I write this short blog with optimism on a cloudy and rainy day knowing there will be some sun this week. It is with renewed hope we are moving towards a manageable pandemic-free world, where there is a greater focus on our physical, mental, emotional, social, cultural, and spiritual wellbeing. Once again, […]

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Volunteering from home

Posted on Mon-05-2021 by Maria Hughes

Volunteering from home the story of one of our volunteers who joined just before the first lockdown. Our volunteer, Emma, shared their experiences with us, to celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2021. I originally applied to volunteer to be front of house staff and an events co-ordinator for the centre in March 2020. I completed all of […]

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Tender opportunity: LGBT Hub Legacy Plan Consultant

Posted on Thu-04-2021 by Maria Hughes

Birmingham LGBT is looking for a consultant to support the delivery of the LGBT Hub Legacy Plan.   Introduction Ageing Better in Birmingham, a seven-year, £6m National Lottery Community Fund programme, started in 2015. Its aim is to reduce social isolation amongst older people in Birmingham. BVSC is the accountable body for the programme and […]

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Trans Day of Visibility: a personal blog by Alexus Savage

Posted on Wed-03-2021 by Maria Hughes

Hi, I’m Alexus, and I’m the Trans Wellbeing Support Worker at Birmingham LGBT Centre. Today, I want to talk a bit about what Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), and what it means to me personally. TDoV is an annual international event on the 31 March which is dedicated to celebrating trans people and raising awareness […]

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