There are lots of websites, groups and services out there where you can get help and advice or where you can meet new people and take up a new interests.
Connections 360 www.connections360.org.uk
East Sussex County Council’s website for young people. They aim to give you advice and information on everything, from how to choose your options at school to where to get contraception. Information on the website is written by experts from different teams at the Council.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people. Based in Brighton and Hove, they provide local services as well as a number of national initiatives.
They provide advice, information, advocacy, a peer support group programme , and a food & allotment project.
Clare Project www.clareproject.org.uk/
The Clare Project is a self supporting group based in Brighton and Hove open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity.
LGBT Switchboard www.switchboard.org.uk/
They offer a range of services to members of the LGBT community, their families, friends and others who would like to discuss issues surrounding sexuality and gender: Telephone Helpline, Face to Face Low Cost Counselling, Relationship/Couples Counselling, E-Mail Queries and Hate Crime Reporting.
LGBT HIP www.lgbt-hip.org/
The bridge between Brighton and Hove LGBT communities and the NHS, Council and other local services.
Zhoosh offers an alternative non-scene guide to the LGBT community, so if you want to find out who’s meeting up and where across the city, make new friends and take up new interests, this is the website to come to. There’s directory, events guide and blog.
Rainbow Families www.rainbowfamilies.org.uk/
Rainbow Families is an informal social group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents and their children in Brighton, Hove, Sussex and surrounding areas. Membership is open to all LGBT parents and prospective parents and their children. They are a non-profit organisation and membership is free.
LGBT Safety Forum www.lgbt-safety-forum-brighton.com
Aan independent LGBT forum working with the Community to address and improve safety issues throughout Brighton and Hove.
RealBrighton provides all the information about the scene if you want to go out for the night. It includes information on the clubs, bars, pubs, drag queens & DJs.
A monthly magazine is produced along with the website covering all the news and reviews of what’s happening across Brighton & Hove effecting the LGBT community.