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LGBTQ+ resources

A collection of 5 resources designed specifically for the LGBTQ+ community, including events, helplines and information on the law and your rights. Photo credit: Garry Knight -


Last published 2 December 2020

MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people.


  • Free service
  • Instant online support available
  • Lots of news and events 
  • Informative


Last published 27 April 2020

Switchboard is an LGBTQ+ helpline for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional wellbeing: 0300 330 0630


  • The service is run for and by members of the LGBT+ community
  • The service is completely confidential and the service cannot access your phone number
  • The volunteers are specially trained to take your calls


Opening Doors London

Opening Doors London

A service which arranges social opportunities and support for LGBT people over 50.


  • Free
  • Big range of social activities 


Last published 30 July 2020

An online service offering information and advice for LGBT communities and their allies.


  • Free
  • Informative - particularly on your rights
  • Lots of downloadable information available
  • The website has a simple layout and is easy to use