Birmingham LGBT announces new Chair of the Board of Trustees

Birmingham LGBT has appointed Steve Ball as its new Chair, replacing Ian Hyde who has stepped down after four years in the role. Steve was the founding Chair of Birmingham Pride Community Trust which was established in 2002 and is now known as Birmingham LGBT. He was instrumental in launching the Shout queer arts festival […]

Mpox: August 2022

We are pleased to inform you that this week the NHS in Birmingham and Solihull will be receiving a supply of preventative monkey pox vaccine. As the initial supply is limited, it will be offered only to individuals who self-identify as gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise having sex with men AND report one or more […]

Monkeypox: July 2022

Key facts –  There have been a number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in the UK. Although monkeypox can affect anyone, the majority of those cases are among gay and bisexual men. – Monkeypox is transmitted through close contact, so is likely being passed on during sex rather than sexual transmission. – Everyone is being […]

Birmingham LGBT’s Statement on Recent EHRC Guidance

We are deeply concerned by the recent activity from the EHRC, including the recent scrapping of trans-inclusive guidance for schools, and Monday’s published webpage “Separate and single-sex service providers: a guide on the Equality Act sex and gender reassignment provisions”. This new webpage goes further than their own pre-existing statutory code of practice (which remains […]

Birmingham LGBT’s Statement on the Conversion Therapy U-turn

Following the UK Governments decision last weekend to U-turn twice, first scrapping the Conversion Therapy ban entirely then subsequently specifically excluding trans people from protections, Birmingham LGBT fully supports Stonewall’s decision to withdraw from the government’s “safe to be me” conference. We are delighted to see that the joint action of the LGBT sector has […]

Birmingham LGBT AGM 2021

Birmingham LGBT will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday the 30th November at 7pm on Zoom. If you wish to attend, please email jamesjohnson@blgbt.org and we will forward you the details of how to join, and the agenda, before the event.

Tender opportunity: LGBT Hub Legacy Plan Design Consultant

Birmingham LGBT is looking for a design 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 […]

Birmingham Pride Parade: Birmingham LGBT Walking Group

PARADE PARTICIPANTS GUIDE 2021 Hello all We’re very excited to be back at Pride this year, and we’re looking forward to seeing you all. Here’s the information you need in advance of the parade on Saturday. Please read the official participants guide, accessed from the link above.   Timings 10.30am – all members of walking […]

Tender opportunity: LGBT Hub Legacy Plan Consultant

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 […]