Being Gay is OK is a UK-based information and advice website for gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning people. It's aimed at under 25s, but older people can also use the resources. There's also a problem page where readers can submit their individual concerns, and resources for parents whose children have come out.
Families Together London provides a listening ear for parents and other family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. The people who run the organisation are all in similar circumstances and some of them may have experienced similar emotions. They listen and talk in complete confidence about how they feel, and have been able to learn from one another and gain an understanding of a range of complex issues.
Galop is London’s LGBT anti-violence & abuse charity. They give advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse. They also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. They also run the National LBGT Domestic Violence Helpline.
Gendered Intelligence work with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; they particularly specialise in supporting young trans people under the age of 21. Gendered Intelligence deliver trans youth programmes, support for parents and carers, professional development and trans awareness training for all sectors and educational workshops for schools, colleges, Universities and other educational settings.
Insight is a confidential support service for young people aged 11-24, living with or affected by drug and alcohol issues, in Southwark. They provide advice and information on harm reduction and prevention, as well as therapeutic interventions to complement the needs of young people accessing the service.
Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. They work to raise awareness about gender issues among professionals and the general public. They campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.
METRO is a leading equality and diversity charity, providing health, community and youth services across London. METRO run a social group, a counselling service and a victim support service for LGBTQ young people in Southwark.
NAZ offers a range of services for people to manage and maintain better sexual health. They specialise in working with people from BAME (black and ethnic minority) communities.
Are you Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, curious or just not sure? Are you a parent or friend of a LGBT person? For support, advice, guidance or information for any reason, you can get in touch with Outline. The Outline LGBT helpline is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, questioning (LGBTQ) helpline giving support, advice and information in confidence.
Switchboard provide an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.