Sexuality & Gender
In this section you can find support for the following:
Support for bullying and harassment is available by CLICKING HERE
The Lesbian and Gay Foundation offer information and support.
Helpline: 0345 3 30 3030 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm, Weekends 10am – 5.30pm)
Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
A helpline giving support and referrals via telephone, IM and email to LGBT+ people, including those who may be confused about their sexuality or gender.
Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (lines open 10am - 10pm everyday)
LGBT Youth Scotland
Wales - LGBT Cymru
Northern Ireland - Cara Friend
Supporting LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence.
Helpline: 0800 999 5428 (lines open Monday – Thursday 10am – 8.30pm, Friday 10am – 4.30pm)
Stop Hate UK
Reporting and support for anyone affected by a hate crime or discrimination.
Helpline: 0800 138 1625 (lines open 24 hours a day)
Online community and local hubs providing a safe space for LGBT+ Christians to share their experience and to support each other through prayer and encouragement.
https://www.two23.net/gathering-space Run by Two:23, Gathering Space is a supportive, friendly and confidential Facebook-based community for LGBTQ Christians living in the UK.
Information and support for gay and bi men with drug issues.
Support for LGBTQI+ Muslims and their families and friends.
Worth Talking About
NHS information and advice about sex for anyone aged 12 to 18.
Helpline: 0300 123 29 30 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm – 8pm, weekends 2pm – 4pm)
Klinefelter’s Syndrome Association
Support and information for those affected by Klinefelter’s Syndrome (KS or XXY). An under diagnosed congenital condition that can cause some to feel gender fluid.
NHS information about gender dysphoria and related conditions.
Information from Brook about the various different types of gender transitioning; social, medical and legal.
Gender Identity Development Service is a specialist clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity.
Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues.
Helpline: 0808 801 0400 (Monday - Friday 9am – 6pm, closed on Wednesdays)
Text: 24/7 crisis support (text MERMAIDS to 85258)
Gendered Intelligence - GI
Working with the trans community to increase understanding of gender diversity and specialising in supporting young trans people aged 11-25.
Gender Identity Research and Education Society – GIRES
Information and advice for trans people, their families as well as professionals.
The Beaumont Society
A self-help organisation for the cross-dressing and transsexual community.
Same Sex Parenting
Information for anyone considering same sex parenting.
Supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual daughters and sons.
Helpline: 0300 688 0368 (lines open Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 2pm, Friday & Saturday 4pm – 8pm)