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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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Golden Handbags 2019 – We won!

We were absolutely over the moon to be voted as Brighton’s favourite Voluntary Sector Organisation at The Golden Handbags Awards this year! We are grateful to everyone who voted for us. MindOut are passionate about our mission to support the mental health of LGBTQ communities. Also, a big congratulations to our fab supporters, Marine Tavern ... Read more
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Just the ticket to kick off Pride – MindOut for the Laughs 2019 Fundraiser!

In the words of Lord Byron, “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Come and share some medicinal laughs with us on 31st July at the Komedia Brighton! Our priceless star-studded line-up will be sure to have you laughing your rainbow socks off. A pre-Pride party for those who want to start the ... Read more
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From rock bottom to a Mental Health First Aid England trainer – A personal story by Chris Murray

It was July 2016 and I was taken to hospital because I was suicidal. I’d struggled with my mental health for 20 years, never fully opening up or receiving the right diagnosis and treatment. I came out age 21 and a few years later moved from the North East to London, part of the reason ... Read more
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mindout staff past and present

20 years of happy staff at MindOut. What’s their secret?

Happy birthday to us! As one of our many celebrations this year (you have to milk a big birthday right?!) we brought together MindOut staff, old and new, to find out what they love about the UK’s only LGBTQ mental health charity. “MindOut brings people together. All sorts of very different people who are valued ... Read more
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