Sexuality Support Organisations
Being gay is okay (BGiOK):
Information and advice for gay, lesbian, bisexual and unsure under twenty-fives.
Contact Information: www.bgiok.org.uk
beYou – Berkshire gay and lesbian information network:
A registered charity based in Berkshire, offers a confidential helpline phone service, also a comprehensive website.
Contact Information: www.beyou.org.uk
Drug and alcohol service providing support to people throughout Surrey aged 18 and above
Contact Information: www.catalystsupport.org.uk
Croydon Area Gay Society (CAGS):
Established over 30 years ago, CAGS is a society for gay men and women in and around Croydon.
Contact Information: www.cags.org.uk
An organisation offering free, confidential and non-judgemental advice, information and support to all family members, spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people in the UK.
Contact Information: www.depend.org.uk
FFLAG – Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays:
Dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual daughters and sons.
Contact Information: www.fflag.org.uk
Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association (GALHA):
GALHA is affiliated to the International Humanist and Ethical Union and the International Lesbian and Gay Association. GALHA is also affiliated to Amnesty International, whose UK section has its own active Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network.
Contact Information: www.galha.org
Gay Outdoor Club:
The Surrey group generally walk on the 4th Sunday of each month and provides a wide range of outdoor and indoor sports and recreational activities for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender men and women.
Contact Information: www.goc.org.uk/groups/surrey
A community and information portal for gay men and women. It predominantly focuses on travel providing a central database of destinations, venues, hotels and events so that you can enjoy your freedom as a gay person whenever and wherever travelling the world.
Contact Information: www.gaypedia.com
Online magazine for lesbians with an emphasis on social activities.
Contact Information: www.gingerbeer.co.uk
GMFA (The gay men’s health charity):
Role is to provide gay men with accurate and credible information, and with the skills that enable them to make informed choices and exercise control over their own actions.
Contact Information: www.gmfa.org.uk
Grey & Gay:
Berkshire Older Lesbian and Gay Forum; Organisation supporting older lesbians and gay men.
Contact Information: www.bolgaf.org.uk
A round-up of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender events, organisations and resources for the LGBT community in and around Guildford, Surrey, UK.
Contact Information: www.lgbtguildford.co.uk
London Bisexual Women’s Group:
Regular social group for bisexual women.
Contact Information: www.lbi.women.bi.tocotox.org
Switchboard (London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard):
Aims to provide an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people from all backgrounds throughout the United Kingdom.
Contact Information: www.llgs.org.uk
This organisation is involved in the representation, support and social group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered communities of West London covering the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames.
Contact Information: www.outwest.org.uk
The UK’s largest independent therapy organisation working with gender and sexual minority clients. They aim to promote high quality therapy and training services for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and others who identify as being gender or sexual minorities.
Contact Information: www.pinktherapy.com
Proud 2 Serve:
A resource and network for the gay and straight military community in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.
Contact Information: www.proud2serve.net
Queer Youth Network:
A national non-profit making organisation that is run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) Young People and is based in the United Kingdom.
Contact Information: www.lgbtyouth.org
The charity organises the annual Reading Pride Festival in King’s Meadow Park, Reading and supports LGBTA communities in the Thames Valley throughout the year.
Contact Information: www.readingpride.co.uk
The national organisation of Disabled Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals and Transgendered People.
Contact Information: www.regard.org.uk
Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs):
Provides local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault.
Contact Information: www.solacesarc.org.uk
National LGBT organisation, founded in 1989.
Contact Information: www.stonewall.org.uk
Sutton LGBT Forum:
For lesbian, gay, bi and trans people in the London Borough of Sutton Contact Information: www.lgbtsutton.co.uk
The Rape And Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC):
A voluntary UK charitable organisation providing a range of confidential face to face counselling and telephone helpline services to anyone (male or female) whose life has been affected by sexual abuse or rape, whether recently or in the past, in Surrey and beyond.
Contact Information: www.rasasc.org
The Surrey and London Association of Gay Organizations (SLAGO):
SLAGO includes social and support groups for gay men and lesbians in various parts of London and the Home Counties.
Contact Information: www.slago.org.uk
THT Woking Branch:
Terrence Higgins Trust HIV support charity.
Geoff Cook – Community Outreach Worker:
MSM Communities Tel. 01483 263162 email@example.com
Twister offers a safe space for LGBTQ young people to meet and socialise and provide information and guidance when needed. There are currently three Twister youth clubs; one in Guildford, one in Redhill and the other in Spelthorne.