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Welcome to Switchboard – the LGBT+ helpline – a place for calm words when you need them most. We’re here to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and we understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

Helpline: 0300 330 0630
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24-hour helpline to those struggling with their mental health.

Helpline: 116123
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Free, confidential support, 24/7 via text.

Text: 85258

LGBT+ People during the Coronavirus Outbreak

As well as the above organisations please click the button below to access Stonewall’s list of LGBT+ inclusive organisations that can help during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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LGBT+ SUPPORT

The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. We are responsible for a range of equalities legislation.

Government Equalities Office
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LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

LGBT+ Foundation
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Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on and provides services relating to HIV and sexual health.

Terrance Higgins Trust
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AKT supports LGBT+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.

The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT)
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Galop has a dedicated Trans Advocacy & Community Development Service which can offer confidential advice and support by telephone, email or face-to-face.

Galop
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The Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF) seeks to promote and protect the human rights of individuals, communities and nations, in the UK and internationally, in accordance with established national and international human rights law.

Peter Tatchell Foundation
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Barnardo’s is a children’s charity that protects and supports the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people. 

Barnardo’s

Please visit stonewall.org.uk for further information on:

  • Resources for LGBT+ people of faith

  • Resources for LGBT+ Criminal Law

  • Resources for Disabled LGBT+ people and LGBT+ people with Accessibility needs

  • Information on Discrimination

  • Information on Asylum

  • Information on Coming Out

  • Information on Hate Crime

  • Information on Parenting

  • Student’s Frequently Asked Questions

The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. We are responsible for a range of equalities legislation.

Virtual Pride    Raising essential funds for LGBT+ causes in the UK    

An equal share of all money raised during Virtual Pride will be divided between all Pride organisations taking part in Virtual Pride. These include: Bristol Pride (registered charity: 1166817), Cumbria Pride (registered charity: 1167160), Norwich Pride (registered charity: 1184491), and the launch of Merton Pride 2021.