Outcrowd Activity Suspended due to Corona Virus (COVID-19)

By |2020-03-21T20:13:48+00:00March 21st, 2020|News, Outcrowd|

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outcrowd Events Temporarily Suspended           Outline as an organisation takes the safety of people that use our services and our volunteers seriously. Until further notice - we have had to suspend all face to face support provided by Outline. We appreciate this is very disappointing but an [...]

Helpline Phone lines closed – Chat and email will be available

By |2020-02-09T15:18:46+00:00February 9th, 2020|Helpline Information, News|

Helpline Phone lines closed - Chat and email will be available Due to the extreme weather in the South East of England it is not safe for our volunteers to go into our Woking based offices in Surrey. We will continue to monitor emails and chat where possible throughout this evening. Whatever your doing today [...]

LGBT History Month 2020 comes to an end

By |2020-02-08T18:38:21+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

LGBT History Month 2020 comes to an end This concludes our modest contribution to sharing the life and work of inspirational LGBT writers. We wanted to celebrate those who dared, who sacrificed so much, sometimes even their life so their voices could be heard and so that one day we wouldn’t have to. So let’s [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936)

By |2020-02-08T18:26:19+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤   Federico Garcia Lorca was a Spanish poet and writer whose work was known to be part of a movement of avant-garde forms of expression. Gay and reportedly in love with Salvador Dali, Garcia Lorca included a lot of homoromantic themes in his writings, which led his work to be [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Jackie Curtis

By |2020-02-08T18:15:22+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Jackie Curtis  (1947-1985) We continue to share the life and work of amazing LGBT+ writers by speaking about Jackie Curtis. She was an American actress and playwright. Best known for being one of  Andy Warhol’s muses, she also wrote numerous plays, such as Glamous, Glory and Gold, Femme Fatale or Amerika Cleopatra. She grew up [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Why Poetry, Prose and Plays

By |2020-02-08T18:07:19+00:00February 8th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Why Poetry, Prose and Plays? You very well might already be convince of that, but just in case, we’ll say it one more time: representation matters. And now louder for the people at the back: REPRESENTATION MATTERS. There we go. But why? Well, many reasons. First of all, do you remember when you were a [...]

LGBT History Month 2020: Audre Lorde (1934-1992)

By |2020-02-07T11:14:16+00:00February 7th, 2020|News, Online Events|

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) Audre Lorde , born in New York city to West Indian immigrant parents, was an American poetess and activist. She described herself as “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” and indeed those words could not express more perfectly the essence of this incredible woman. She dedicated both her life and work to combat [...]

The Greatest Wealth is Health – March 2020 Workshops – Woking Surrey

By |2020-02-06T17:24:54+00:00February 6th, 2020|Helpline Information, News|

“The Greatest Wealth is Health” Catalyst is offering two free Wellbeing Workshops covering: The link between our physical health and emotional wellbeing The importance of looking after our emotional wellbeing An evidenced ‘six point approach’ to focusing on our wellbeing on a day to day basis These are two hour workshops will be hosted at: [...]

LGBTHistoryMonth 2020: James Baldwin (1924-1987) 

By |2020-02-06T16:09:55+00:00February 6th, 2020|News, Online Events|

James Baldwin (1924-1987)   The first inspirational author of this LGBT History Month is James Baldwin, American novelist, poet, playwright and notable figure of the civil rights movement. Baldwin grew up in Harlem  and was openly gay. His work is imbued with intersectionality: he wrote numerous pieces on the beauty and complexity of identity, describing the influence of race, sexuality and class.    “No [...]

LGBT History Month is finally here!

By |2020-02-06T15:56:16+00:00February 6th, 2020|News|

LGBT History Month is finally here!   Every February in the UK we celebrate LGBT History Month, to celebrate the rich history of our community, to remember the events who lead us to where we are now and to honour the people who made it possible.    This year’s theme is “Poetry, Prose and Plays”. All throughout History, there [...]

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