News and Events

We’re Recruiting: Freelance LGBTQ Inclusion Trainers

We're looking for LGBTQ community members to become LGBTQ inclusion trainers for a new partnership project between Switchboard, MindOut, Allsorts Youth Project and The Clare Project. We’ve co-created an LGBTQ Training Hub that needs freelance trainers to deliver ...
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Trans Survivors Zine – Call for Submissions!

Submit work to the Trans Survivors Zine online or join our free zine-making workshop on Saturday 16th November! Original artwork by Ashley Beachey, a volunteer with the Trans Survivors Project. Exciting things are happening with the ...
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Switchboard AGM

Join us to celebrate the hard work of the Switchboard staff and volunteers over the past 12 months. Over the last year at Switchboard we’ve been responding to feedback from our communities and using our new ...
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We’re Recruiting: Trustees

Switchboard is looking to recruit new trustees to continue to develop the organisation in line with our strategy. Next year we will be celebrating our 45th year and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBT+ organisation ...
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Want to Change the World? Become a Community Researcher! Guest Blog Post by Matt

"What on earth is ‘community researcher’ training?" So asked a friend of mine recently when I had to cancel an arrangement with her to attend a Saturday training session at Switchboard in Brighton, a helpline charity ...
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Charities want to hear from LGBTQ people living with cancer in Sussex and East Surrey

Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard launched two surveys today, to get a better understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQ people living with cancer in Sussex and East Surrey. This research is part of an ...
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Hove Care Homes Receive Award for LGBTQ Inclusion

Older and LGBTQ? You’re welcome here. Many older LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people find themselves having to go ‘back in the closet’ when they enter supported living arrangements like nursing homes, but one group of care homes in ...
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We’re Recruiting: LGBTQ+ Community Steering Group

Deadline extended! : Switchboard is recruiting members for our new LGBTQ+ Community Steering Group Do you feel represented by Switchboard? What about by local healthcare services?  Want to have a direct say about the issues that ...
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LGBTQ People of Faith Report Press Release

Community tensions still a significant challenge for LGBTQ people of faith. LGBTQ people of faith in Brighton and Hove face unique challenges when it comes to experiencing prejudice, isolation and lack of support, according to the ...
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