Birmingham LGBT

Birmingham LGBT

At a glance


  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Campaigning
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Counselling / advice
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Local / community
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Sports
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people

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Birmingham LGBT is the city’s leading charity advocating for and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities in Birmingham and beyond. We offer a range of services focused on improving the health & wellbeing of individuals.

Our vision is to create a vibrant, diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community in Birmingham, UK, in which individuals can realise their full potential and have equal access to what the city has to offer.

Our objectives are to:

  • raise awareness of the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in Birmingham and beyond
  • advocate for their needs to the wider community
  • promote opportunities to LGBT people in Birmingham and beyond
  • enable them to fully participate in the lives of their community
  • act as the voice of the LGBT third sector in Birmingham, based on a knowledge and evidence of real need
  • create a positive and visible LGBT community
  • create a highly skilled LGBT voluntary sector that has opportunities for volunteering and service development
  • raise awareness of the needs of the LGBT community in the city and develop appropriate services where needs exist
  • challenge negative stereotypes about LGBT people and combat homophobia.


  • Dedicated LGBT Sexual Health Services. Open for testing and support 7 days a week.
  • Our wellbeing support service can help you to improve your wellbeing and reduce isolation. We encourage a greater understanding around wellbeing, coping strategies and resilience to support people to manage life’s struggles.
  • Umbrella are offering their Counselling and Psychotherapy service from the LGBT Centre. We offer services for people that are experiencing issues with their sexual health, sexuality or gender. The service has a long history of providing free counselling to men, women and non-binary people from the LGB&T communities.
  • LGBT Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy Service.
  • IDVA - Birmingham LGBT is now delivering independent domestic violence advocacy and support for LGBT people in Birmingham.
  • Ageing Better is an exciting initiative for people aged 50 and over, offering the opportunity to get involved in events, activities, meeting new people and exchanging new ideas about how 50+ can connect with each other.
  • SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture returns to Birmingham in November 2018.
  • Hate Crime - The Birmingham LGBT Centre is a hate crime reporting centre. We hope by offering this service it will encourage people who have suffered hate crime and in particular homophobic hate crime to have the confidence to report it, in a safe and friendly environment.
  • Peer Mentoring - our trained volunteer LGBT Peer Mentors are here to offer support to fellow community members, to explore questions they may have related to their gender, sexuality or sex-life in a friendly and relaxed environment. 
  • Leadership Programme - Birmingham LGBT has created a unique LGBT Leadership Programme, developed to create and sustain LGBT leaders skilled in facilitating the growth of resilient, diverse organisations and communities and to enable them to become more engaged in all areas of public life.


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