Useful LGBT links and resources


Here, you will find useful links for young people, parents and professionals*.

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Young People
Parents
Professionals


Young People

The BLAST Project
The BLAST Project is the UK's leading male only sexual exploitation project. They provide a wide range of services including support for boys and young men who have been, are being, or are at risk of being sexually exploited.

Gay Bournemouth
The complete online guide to lesbian and gay life in Bournemouth.

Over The Rainbow
Over The Rainbow - Gay Mens Health Project. The heart of Dorset lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Dorset Lesbian and Gay Helpline
Our primary function is to offer confidential help and support through our telephone helpline which is available on 0845 388 3544, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Gay UK News
Independent and up to date lesbian and gay news from across the UK.

Oriental Culture Educational Society
A multicultural learning organisation that works to raise more comprehensive awareness of the rich heritage of Chinese culture and its positive contribution to the lives of Western people living in Dorset and the Bournemouth-Poole area.

YAY Cornwall
YAY (under 25) youth group meetings for LGBTQ people living in Cornwall. March meetings will be held: Thursday 15th 6pm – 9pm, film night in Truro. Friday 23rd in Bodmin (time to be confirmed). Sunday 25th 12 noon – 2pm, drop-in in Truro.

LINks - health- get involved
Local Involvement Networks (LINks) are made up of individuals and community groups, such as faith groups and residents' associations, working together to improve health and social care services.

Gender dysphoria
Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person feels that they are trapped within a body of the wrong sex, click the link for more information and real life stories.

Tackling Transphopbia
A blog dedicated to tackling transphobia in education and through education.

Youth Chances
Improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people across England.

Diverse Dorset
Diverse Dorset is a consortium of partner organisations with with an aim of eliminating discrimination within dorset.


Parents

Gay UK News
Independent and up to date lesbian and gay news from across the UK.

Ricochet
Ricochet is a support group for the families and friends of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. The group was started in spring 2012 by Colette Hill, the mother of two gay daughters.

Diverse Dorset
Diverse Dorset is a consortium of partner organisations with with an aim of eliminating discrimination within dorset.


Professionals

Oriental Culture Educational Society
A multicultural learning organisation that works to raise more comprehensive awareness of the rich heritage of Chinese culture and its positive contribution to the lives of Western people living in Dorset and the Bournemouth-Poole area.

GIRES organisation presentation
Transgender Awareness Training.

Coram Children's Legal Centre
The Coram Children's Legal Centre has launched a new legal advice service and website for professionals working with children and young people, covering all aspects of child protection and safeguarding law and policy.

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