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The Power of Kindness by Stuart Wilkinson

The power of kindness can be a lifeline.  We never know of the struggles others are facing, and the simple act of being kind can be transformative for those on the receiving end, as well as for those showing that they care. Lockdown is a very unusual circumstance for us all to find ourselves in.  ... Read more
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How can you support MindOut during the COVID-19 outbreak?

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all hard.  However, the MindOut team are working their socks off to keep our services running virtually including Counselling, Advocacy, Peer Mentoring and Peer Support Groups.  Our Online Support service is incredibly busy right now and we have extended our opening times.    LGBTQ mental health matters more ... Read more
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BAME/POC trans inclusivity handbook – UK survey

Sabah Choudrey writes and talks about inclusive practice. They have published a a free guide: They are currently working on a longer handbook with Jessica Kingsley Publishers on “inclusive practice of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME)/people of colour (POC) trans (including non-binary and gender non-conforming people) and need the voices of our amazing BAME/POC ... Read more
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Rainbow Heart: an LGBTQI+ Day Retreat… with Sheila Roche

Postponed: Saturday 23rd May 2020 10am – 4.30pm (with break for lunch) Following the successful day last November, BodhiTree Brighton and MindOut are pleased to host another LGBTQI+ day of meditation and sharing, this time online. How do we relate to ourselves and others through, and with, our Hearts? In this period of lockdown, we ... Read more
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MindOut’s top tips for LGBTQ Mental Health during the lockdown

We are all likely to experience mental health challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. Here are MindOut’s top tips for living with stress, isolation, anxiety and depression. Ask for help: LGBTQ people wait longer than the rest of the population to ask for support, you don’t have to. Contact MindOut, your GP, friends, family, neighbours if ... Read more
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MindOut responds on Trans Rights

PRESS RELEASE –                                       28th April 2020 LGBTQ Mental Health Charity responds to Equality Minister’s announcement on Trans Rights MindOut,a mental health service run by and for LGBTQ communities, operates one of the few Trans Mental Health Advocacy services in the UK and is concerned about the implications for trans rights in the Women and ... Read more
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Take the 2.6 challenge for MindOut and LGBTQ mental health! 

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, many events have been cancelled or postponed including the London Marathon which was due to take place this Sunday 26th April.  The financial impact on the UK’s charities, including MindOut, has been huge.  So we are asking you to join us in the 2.6 challenge which has been organised by the London Marathon events team.  Please help support LGBTQ ... Read more
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Terminology Guide

We have just added a Terminology Guide to our Resources page This was compiled by Brook volunteers, overseen and supported by The National LGB&T Partnership. Click below to view!  
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MindOut has been nominated for a British LGBT Award!

MindOut has been nominated for a British LGBT Award for the second year running! We would be delighted if people voted for us.  A vote for us is a vote for LGBTQ mental health. Winning this award would mean that more people in our communities get to know about the services we offer, more ... Read more
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