Do you need more information than you can find on our website? This page collects together the most useful websites we've come across in our time at Outhouse. Websites are organised alphabetically by category.
No Going Back | website
Information and advice on asylum-seeking LGBT people.
Stonewall Asylum | website
Help and advice on the asylum-seeking process.
UKLGIG (UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group) | website
The UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) is a charity that promotes equality and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people who seek asylum in the UK, or who wish to immigrate here to be with their same-sex partner.
Refugee Women's Resource Project | website
The Women’s Project aims to ensure that women seeking asylum in the UK are treated with fairness and with dignity, through a system which is transparent and is respectful to their needs.
Asylum Aid | website
Provides free legal representation and advice to asylum seekers and refugees and is specialised in casework for vulnerable asylum seekers.
Bi.org | website
Serving the world's bisexual community.
Bi Community News | website
The UK bisexual movement.
Bicon UK | website
The UK national bisexual conference.
Bis of Colour | website
A new group set up for bisexual people of colour, which has regular monthly meetings in central London and also nationally organises workshops and information stalls at events like Black Pride, BiFests and BiCon.
Biscuit | website
Biscuit is a magazine for bisexual women.
BiMedia | website
BiMedia.org aims to provide a news outlet for bi comment and to act as a publicity resource for bi projects in the UK.
Bisexual Index | website
Bisexuality exists. It's real, and it's simple. The Bisexual Index is here to point this out to people, to highlight biphobia and to direct you to the UK's bisexual community.
BiUK | website
The UK national organisation for bisexual research and activism.
BME (Black and Minority Ethnicities)
Black Men’s Advisory Group | website
Works for black men who have sex with men.
LAGCAR | website
Lesbian And Gay Coalition Against Racism. It exists to create a visible anti-racist voice of lesbians and gay men, and to help forge the unity needed to defeat racism, homophobia and bigotry.
LYC London | website
Social, support and sports club for gay Asian men.
GLAD (Greater London Action on Disability) | website
Regard | website
The national organisation of disabled LGBT people.
StopHateUK | website
Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity - including disability. Click here to report a Disability Hate Crime, or call 0808 802 1155 – 24hrs/day, every day of the year.
Drug & Alcohol Abuse
DrugRehab | website
Informative page on causes, resources & solutions for the LGBTQ.
Essex-based (& other local organisations)
Colchester & Tendring Women's Refuge | website
Opened in 1977, Colchester and Tendring Women’s Refuge was set up in response to a desperate need in the locality for a place to which abused women, with their children, could escape from their violent partners. They can provide safe, emergency accommodation for women and children suffering from domestic abuse, as well as offer advice, help and support to safely remain at home if you are not yet ready to leave.
Essex Sexual Health Service | website
Contraception, STI testing and treatment, and pregnancy advice.
GLOW Choir | e-mail | tel: 07925 262 730
A creative space for all LGBT people to come together and sign. Monthly on Sundays in Ipswich. There are fees associated with participation, please e-mail the organiser for more information.
Suffolk LGBT+ Network | website | facebook | e-mail
A registered charity and support organisation that promotes equality and diversity in Suffolk with the aim of combating sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.
Transpire | website | e-mail
Transpire is a non-profit community group which supports transgender persons, their friends and family and the wider LGBTQ+ community in the Southend-on-Sea and surrounding areas.
Safra Project | website
Resource project on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who identify as Muslim culturally and/or religiously.
JGLG | website
Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group - Friendship and support for Jewish gays, lesbians, bisexuals and their partners.
LGCM | website
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement - Ecumenical Christian organisation open to all irrespective of sexual orientation, challenging homophobia in the Churches and other Christian communities.
Quest | website
Group for lesbian and gay Catholics.
Imman | website
LGBTQI Muslim support group.
MIND | website
Mental health charity
THT | website
Terrence Higgins Trust - HIV/AIDS information, safer sex, online booklets and help line.
Alcoholics Anonymous | website
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
National Helpline: 0845 769 7555
NHS Gay Health Guide | website
Find out about the health issues that affect you if you're gay, lesbian or bisexual with practical advice on how to stay in good health.
Stonewall Housing | website
LGBT Housing support and advocacy
LGBT Jigsaw | website
LGBT Jigsaw is a one-stop-shop for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people across London who are homeless or having trouble at home. Jigsaw is a like passport, it allows you to access not just one but four organisations to pick and choose the support that’s right for you: The Albert Kennedy Trust, Stonewall Housing, Galop and PACE.
Homeless London | website
Resources for homeless people in London. Website has search engine with details of services all over the city.
UK Intersex Association | website
Education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation run for and by intersexed people
Birkett Long Solicitors | website
Specialised legal advice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people
Press for Change | website
The UK's Leading Authority on Transgender Law.
GALOP | website
Provides advice and support to victims of homophobic and transphobic violence and hate crime.
LGBT Advisory Group | website
A voluntary group of independent LGBT advisors to the Metropolitan Police Service. Advises on and monitors police issues that affect our communities across all the London boroughs.
True Vision | website
True Vision – police initiative to stop hate crime against the LGBT communities.
Age UK | website
Information and advice for older LGBT people.
Age of Diversity | website
For older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people across the UK.
Opening Doors | website
Age Concern’s programme that seeks to address the needs of the often hidden population of older lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in the UK.
Sailing and Cruising Association | website
The home of gay sailing in the UK. Meets in London and Ipswich
FFLAG | website
Support for friends and families of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
LGBT Foundation | website
Ending homophobia, empowering people.
Queer Youth Network | website
The UK's National LGBT Youth Organisation.
Broken Rainbow | website
Support for LGBT People experiencing domestic violence.
Women's Aid | website
National charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.
Press for Change | website
The UK's Leading Authority of Transgender Law
GIRES | website
Information for trans people, their families and the professionals who care for them.
TransLiving | website
Supporting the Transgendered Community since 1980.
NHS Gender Identity Clinic | website
The Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) in Hammersmith (sometimes known as the Charing Cross GIC) is the largest gender identity clinic in the world.
GenderCare | website
Supporting the Transgendered Community since 1980.
Gender Transitions | website
Specialising in Transgender hair removal. Provides a weekly electrolysis practise at Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic for clients undergoing gender reassignment.
NHS Dysphoria Guide | website
Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there is a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity.
Wipe Out Transphobia | website
An international volunteer led project, with the sole aim of reducing and wiping out if possible the transphobia in society that regularly affects anyone who strays away from the traditional binary idea of gender as assigned at birth.
Equality & Humans Rights Commission | website
Part of the Commission’s remit is to tackle transgender discrimination and promote transgender equality. Find out what rights you have as a trans person.
The Beaumont Society | website
The largest and longest established transgender support group in the UK - since 1966.
Gendered Intelligence | website
A community interest company that looks to engage people in debates about gender. They work predominantly within young people's settings and have educative aims.
The Gender Trust | website
A listening ear, a caring support and an information centre for anyone with any question or problem concerning their gender identity, or whose loved one is struggling with gender identity issues.
TGMeds | website
Information on hormones and other trans-related health issues.
Trans Road Map | website
Thinking of transitioning? This website lists all the aspects and issues you need to think ahead in the format of a travel guide to set priorities and choose your transition route. It's about making informed purchasing decisions and setting realistic, achievable transition goals.
CrossDressers | website
A forum for crossdressers, their family and friends.
The Angels | website
An internet-based support group in form of a forum, aimed at promoting the positive side of transgenderism.
Mermaids | website
Support group for children and teenagers with gender identity issues.
Support Group for patients of Charing Cross Gender Clinic | website
A yahoo group Open to both FTM & MTF trans people, and any other persons diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria who are, have been, or will be using the clinic. This group has been set up to cater for ALL past, current and future Patients of the Charing Cross Gender identity Clinic. Proof of your first appointment with the clinic must be provided to join.
GenderXplored | private facebook group | e-mail
A support/social group held on the 1st Tuesday of every month.
Outreach Youth | website
Outreach Youth supports and works with young people across Suffolk and North Essex, aged 13 to 19 years, who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexuality.
We provide opportunities for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning young people to meet as a group and offer one-to-one support in safe, welcoming, non-judgemental settings in Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmund and North Essex.
BLAH LGBT Youth | website
BLAH LGBT Youth is part of Norfolk LGBT Project working together since 2007 to provide social & peer support groups for young gay, lesbian, bisexual people or those questioning their sexuality or gender identity aged 25 and below, living in Norfolk and Waveney. The main purpose of their work is to provide a safe venue, away from the scene where young LGBT people can have the opportunity to talk about issues affecting them, to offer an opportunity for them to access condoms, sexual health/HIV information and also the chance to meet other LGBT young people.