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New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People

On Tuesday 3 July, the Government Equalities Office published the LGBT Action Plan: Improving the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People. action plan responds to the largest national survey of LGBT people in the world government to end conversion therapy as survey shows 2% of respondents have undergone conversion therapy, and a further ... Read more
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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Alex Scurr and the Gay Men’s Dance Company

At their annual charity gala, The Gay Men’s Dance Company, led by founder Alex Scurr, raised £500 for MindOut. The group ‘offers a creative outlet; a place to express yourself in a safe and supportive environment while keeping fit, socialising and learning to dance.’ What started out as a place for people to gain more ... Read more
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Thank you to EY & Unity

A huge thank you to the partners of EY and Unity for fundraising a stupendous £5K for MindOut
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Spotlight on Minority Stress: Elaine’s Story

Elaine recently shared what it has been like for her to be a lesbian, disabled, and suffer from mental health difficulties. ‘I’ve suffered from poor mental health most of my life and it’s only recently that I have had support. For years I lived a lie for fear of rejection from family and society.  After ... Read more
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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Curtis Scott

This week’s LGBTQ+ Health Hero is Curtis Scott. Curtis, and his classmates Jess, Lou, Ruth, Ellie, organised a spectacular event called MindOut for Music. This event was part of their final coursework at the University of Brighton. They arranged a fantastic lineup of local musicians to perform, and publicised the event. All the profits from ... Read more
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MindOut for the Laughs 2018 is coming!

Get ready for Pride with a night of hilarious and dazzling entertainment at our comedy cabaret fundraiser. An unmissable and eclectic mix of sophisticated drag artists and stand up comedy
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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Danny Dwyer

This week’s Queer Mental Health Hero is Danny Dwyer. He raised £1,465 for MindOut’s counselling service in celebration of his birthday in May. This is an extraordinary contribution that shows how one person can make a massive difference. Danny gives back to the community in so many ways. He is the founder of Bear-Patrol, a ... Read more
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MindOut Podcast for MenTalkHealth

Here’s another chance to catch the recent MenTalkHealth Podcast with MindOut… Our hosts at MenTalkHealth said: MenTalkHealth is proud to be an active part of the LGBTQ+ community and so we were honoured to be invited to record a brilliant episode with some of the users of the important services offered by MindOut. MindOut work ... Read more
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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Scott Sharp

Scott Sharp is one of MindOut’s dedicated volunteers. You might have seen him at the Brighton Marathon in a MindOut shirt collecting donations for us. We’re so grateful to Scott for volunteering his time and being so enthusiastic about representing our organisation. We asked him why he chose to volunteer for us, and here’s what ... Read more
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