Community Links

This is a list of organisations which may be of general interest to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people. It is not a comprehensive list so if you feel your organisation is missing please contact us and we will do our best to add your details. Please note we have no control over content of external sites and cannot be responsible for any views expressed there.  We do aim to keep this list as up to date as we can but if you find a broken link or know of information which is out of date please let us  know.

Please also check our Useful Links page for further details on organisations who can provide specific advice and advocacy.

General LGBT

Centred (formerly Kairos in Soho)
Community organisation based in Soho promoting the health and well-being of the LGBT Communities.
www.centred.org.uk

LGBT Consortium
Consortium of LGBT voluntary and community organisations.
www.lgbtconsortium.org.uk

Stonewall Lobby Group
Campaigns for equality and justice for LGB people.
www.stonewall.org.uk

UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group
Formerly the Stonewall Immigration Group, a charity providing information and advice on immigration rights for same sex couples and support for lesbian & gay asylum seekers.
www.uklgig.org.uk

Local LGBT Forums

Locally run community forums and groups dedicated to LGBT issues locally, including homophobia and transphobia.

Camden LGBT Forum
www.camdenlgbtforum.org.uk/

Haringey LGBT Network
www.haringeylgbtnetwork.org.uk

Lambeth LGBT Forum
www.lambethlgbtforum.org.uk

Richmond upon Thames LGBT Forum
www.richmondlgbtforum.org.uk/forum/

Southwark LGBT Network
www.southwark-lgbt.org/

Wandsworth LGBT Network
www.wandsworthlgbt.org.uk

Women

Gingerbeer
London’s leading website for lesbians and bisexual women.
www.gingerbeer.co.uk

Men

Gay Men’s Wellbeing
Provides services for men who have sex with men in East London.
www.gaymenswellbeing.com

SW5
Works with male and transgender sex workers.
www.sw5.info

Trans

Beaumont Society
UK Transgender Support Group.
www.beaumontsociety.org.uk

CliniQ
Sexual Health Clinic for Trans people.
facebook.com/cliniQlondon

Dani’s T Room
Personal site offering lots of news and information about Transgender issues in the Greater London area.
www.danistroom.com

Depend
Offers free, confidential and non-judgmental advice, information and support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people.
www.depend.org.uk

FTM London
Provides support as well as information, resources and friendly networking for the FTM community. 07948 250 778
www.ftmlondon.org.uk

FTM Network
For female-to-male transgender and transsexual people.
www.ftm.org.uk

Gendered Intelligence
UK-wide workshops and awareness training for and about young trans people.
http://www.genderedintelligence.co.uk

Mermaids
Family support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues.
www.mermaids.freeuk.com

Press For Change
Political lobbying and educational organisation for trans people throughout the UK.
www.pfc.org.uk

QWesT
Furthers the interests of and provides support for FtM identified people and their families in the UK.
www.qwestftmuk.org

Spectrum London
Peer support forum for all trans people and those questioning their gender.
www.spectrumlondon.org.uk

Trans London
Discussion/support group for all members of the ‘trans’ community, whatever their gender identity (or identities) and whatever stage in their ‘transition’ they have reached (if at all).
www.translondon.org.uk

Press For Change
Political lobbying and educational organisation for trans people throughout the UK.
www.pfc.org.uk

Bisexual

Bi.org
Serving the world bisexual community.
http://bi.org

Bi Community News
Website of the UK bisexual movement.
www.bicommunitynews.co.uk

Bicon
UK national bisexual conference.
www.bicon.org.uk

London Bisexual Group
Supportive social space for bisexual people in London.
http://londonbi.bi.org

London Bisexual Women’s Group
Group for bisexual women in London.
http://lbiwomen.bi.org

Young People

Freestyle
Supports young LGBT people to get a better deal from services in London.
www.freestylelondon.org.uk

Girl Diva
Popular youth group in Islington for lesbian, bisexual, questioning and queer women aged 18-25.
http://www.girldiva.org.uk/

Pace Youth Network
Groups and services for LGBT people under 19 in and around London.
http://www.paceyouth.net/

Older People

Caffmos
Website for older gay men.
www.caffmos.co.uk

Opening Doors
Age Concern’s programme that seeks to address the needs of the often hidden population of older lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in the UK.
www.openingdoorslondon.org.uk

UK Older Lesbians
Safe space for older lesbians to discuss interests and meet new friends.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ukOlderLesbians/

Disability

GLAMS
Self-help group for LGBT people with MS.

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/ms-support/support-groups/lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender

Regard
The national organisation of disabled LGBT people.
http://www.regard.org.uk/

 

Faith

Imaan
Social support group for LGBT Muslims, their friends, families and supporters, and those questioning their sexuality or gender identity.
www.imaan.org.uk

Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group
Friendship and support for Jewish gays, lesbians, bisexuals and their partners.
www.jglg.org.uk

Lesbian and Gay Christians
Ecumenical Christian organisation open to all irrespective of sexual orientation challenging homophobia in the Churches and other Christian communities.
www.lgcm.org.uk

Safra Project
Resource project on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who identify as Muslim culturally and/or religiously.
www.safraproject.org

Quest
Group for lesbian and gay Catholics.
www.questgaycatholic.org.uk

Black & Minority Ethnic

Kiss
Social group of women who identify either as lesbian, bisexual or queer and are of South Asian, Middle Eastern or North African descent.

http://www.thekissgroup.co.uk/

Lesbian and Gay Coalition Against Racism
Exists to create a visible anti-racist voice of lesbians and gay men, and to help forge the unity needed to defeat racism, homophobia and bigotry.
www.naar.org.uk/lagcar

LYC London
Social, support and sports group for gay Oriental guys in the UK.
www.lyclondon.com

The Naz Project
Provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to targeted Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in London.
www.naz.org.uk

 

Health

AIDS Map
The National AIDS Manual’s website. Provides information on HIV and AIDS.
www.aidsmap.com

Metro Centre
Offers services and support to LGBT people in the borough of Greenwich.
www.metrocentreonline.org/

PACE
Promotes lesbian and gay health and well-being.
www.pacehealth.org.uk

Positive East
Practical and emotional support for people living with and affected by HIV in East London. Provides specific services for gay men.
www.positiveeast.org.uk

Terence Higgins Trust
Provides services for those affected by HIV and AIDS, and campaigns for better public understanding of the issues.
www.tht.org.uk