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Free gift for Facebook Birthday Fundraisers!

You might have heard the gossip on the LGBTQ grape vine, we turn 20 this year! That’s so sweet if you’re thinking of buying us Champagne and chocolates 🙂 But the best birthday present you could give us would be to set up a Facebook Fundraiser for your own birthday. We’ve had some wonderful donations ... Read more
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MindOut Volunteer Recruitment

We are recruiting for volunteers! We are looking for Peer Mentors and Online Support Worker volunteers. If you are interested in being a volunteer, click here to download our application pack, which includes the role specifications and the application form. Please note, all of our volunteer opportunities are currently based in Brighton and surrounding. Completed ... Read more
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Our Urgent Need Advocate Josetta can’t get enough of MindOut!

Can you talk us through the jobs you’ve had here at MindOut? I was first an LGBTQ mental health advocate for MindOut eight years ago for two years. When I came back from London last year, there was a vacancy to facilitate the People Of Colour (POC) group. After this I joined the advocacy team ... Read more
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sue waving a rainbow flag on the top of the mindout bus at pride. other people are waving flags behind her and the mindout logo is displayed on the side of the bus.

A pride tale: Boring and ordinary is worth fighting for – by Sue Dexter

Sue is member of our 50+ peer support group. This year she enjoyed her first MindOut Pride bus experience, and what an experience it was! I was having quite a bad time before Pride this year and last year was the first time I’ve ever seen a Pride parade. Then when it was mentioned in ... Read more
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Be a ‘book’ for the day…

MindOut needs your help! Be a ‘Book’ for a day, come and tell your story 1-to-1 at the MindOut Living Library! Mondays 21st & 28th October, Brighton Uni, Falmer Campus Full training and support will be given. Travel costs and refreshments will be provided. email [email protected] or phone 01273 234839 for an informal chat…  
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Brighton Marathon 2020

This year we have 10 free places for wonderful runners who want to raise money for MindOut. Do something amazing and join our team for this beautiful coastal marathon which celebrates our city and its people and enables us to raise money which goes directly to supporting local LGBTQ people.   When:   19.04.2020 Where:  Run ... Read more
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Official Statement from MindOut

Official Statement – MindOut

MindOut for the Laughs was a great success this year, with some really wonderful performances from a fantastic line-up. However, some of the material in the acts did not meet our guidelines for performers. We ask all performers to make sure they are not racist, misogynistic, transphobic, biphobic or homophobic, that they honour all of ... Read more
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Top tips for surviving Pride

Pride can be a fun-packed time to celebrate with friends and loved ones but it can also make people feel lonely, isolated and unsafe. Here are some tips to help ensure you can participate safely, and take care of your mental health… Check in with yourself and find out how you are feeling about Pride ... Read more
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Brighton Half Marathon 2020

  We are excited to announce that we have 10 free places for the Grand Brighton Half Marathon 2020.   When: 23.02.2020 Where: 13.1 miles along the Brighton seafront Entry fee: Free Minimum fundraising target: £300 If you would like to join the MindOut team and run this 13 mile beautiful coastal route, please sign ... Read more
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