Sexual health

Allsorts Youth Project

Allsorts Youth Project is a project based in Brighton & Hove supporting and empowering children and young people under 26 who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, or are unsure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Allsorts offers face-to-face support and group work for children and young people, as well as providing LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and agencies. The Allsorts website includes a wealth of useful material and resources relating to LGTBQ+ children and young people.


Galop is an LGBTQ+ domestic violence helpline offering free and confidential help and support for victims suffering from physical, psychological, emotional, financial and sexual abuse.

Gender Identity Research & Education Society (GIRES)

GIRES’ purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people, including those who are non-binary and non-gender. GIRES offers  help and support to individuals, but also seeks to improve medical care, advise policy-makers and support educators; ultimately with the aim to improve the environment in which gender non-conforming people live.

LGBT Brighton & Hove Network

LGBT Brighton & Hove Network is a support network promoting equality and inclusion within and between diverse groups. They aim to improve access to support services and have a directory of local LGBTQ+ services and groups on their website.

LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation is a national charity that offers a range of services for LGBTQ+ communities. A wealth of support, advice and information can be found on their website.

Pace Yourself LGBT

Pace Yourself LGBT is a charity providing access to free and reliable information for LGBTQ+ young people and their families and friends.

The Proud Trust (Manchester)

Manchester-based organisation, The Proud Trust, helps young LGBTQ+ people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. The Proud Trust delivers training, organises campaigns and undertakes research – their website also includes lots of useful resources.


Regard is a national organisation for members of the LGBTQ+ community who self-identify as disabled. Regard aim to provide information, advice and support to LGBTQ+ disabled people, raise awareness and campaign on issues affecting disabled LGBT people, and to combat social isolation among LGBTQ+ disabled people.


Stonewall is the largest LGBTQ+ rights organisation in Europe. Its mission being to unite everyone in the LGBTQ+ community. Stonewall aims to empower individuals, transform institutions and change laws for the better. Stonewall also have a specific site for young people with advice about coming out, information on youth Pride events and general information regarding LGBTQ+ matters.

The Sussex Beacon

The Sussex Beacon is a Brighton-based charity providing specialist care and support for people living with HIV. The charity’s aim is to promote independence for people living with the virus, as well as improving their health and wellbeing.

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