Information and Support: LGBT Issues
If you or someone you know needs information or support for issues about sexuality or gender, the following websites and organisations may be helpful:
Switchboard provides an information, support and referral service for anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
Phone: 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm)
LGBT Foundation offers a range of services, support and information to lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
Phone: 0345 3 30 30 30 (Daily 10am-10pm)
Stonewall offers help and advice for people who may be LGBT on a range of subjects, including coming out and hate crime.
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays offers support to parents, families and friends during the 'coming out' process.
The Rainbow Project
The Rainbow Project provide a range of support services including professional Counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Northern Ireland.
Phone: 028 9031 9030
SAIL NI provides support for the families of transgender and gender variant people in Northern Ireland.
LGBT Helpline Scotland
LGBT Helpline Scotland provides information and emotional support to people who may be LGBT and their families, friends and supporters across Scotland.
Phone: 0300 123 2523 (Tue & Wed 12-9pm)
Information and Support: Gender Identity
People with Gender Dysphoria, or those who have children with Gender Dysphoria, are advised by the NHS to contact their GP as a first course of action.
Information about Gender Dysphoria from the NHS, and further links, are available at the NHS website.