In the Hampshire area there are several projects that you can get in touch with, which are specifically designed for young people who are exploring their sexuality or who identify as LGBT:. For more information email lgbt altoncollege. They work to empower and enable individuals to improve their self-confidence, build on their self-esteem, encourage them to be part of a bigger like-minded community and develop positive wellbeing. Y Services for Young People provides a weekly LGBTQ youth group for young people aged 13 to 19 in a safe and relaxed social space and also provide one to one support for young people in Gosport and Fareham. Email Dawn at dawn yservices.
The purpose of the site is not to encourage people to Come Out before they are ready or to make them feel under any pressure to do things in a particular way; it is simply a source of first-hand accounts from people who have already been through, and are still going through, the process themselves.
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The Dinner Ladies Social group for gay women in Portsmouth area. They offer support to parents, families, carers and others; raise awareness about gender issues amongst professionals e. Chrysalis Gender Identity Issues charity, with specific focus on transitioning trans adults. Everyone gay or straight is welcome. The organisations below are able to offer a range of services to those questioning their gender, to transgender people and to their families and friends:. R U Coming Out inspires supports and unites those who are living their lives either completely or partially in the closet. If you are a young person who needs confidential advice and support, or would like to meet others going through a similar experience then contact staff at Breakout.
This includes shortcomings in the provision of medical services. Homophobia is a resentment or fear of gay and lesbian people. The Dinner Ladies Social group for gay women in Portsmouth area. Brings together representatives from all the protected characteristics under the Equality Act to share experiences, encourages joint working on issues and projects. For more information email lgbt altoncollege. It is used to designate a community of people whose sexual or gender identities can create shared political and social concerns.