News and Events

We’re Recruiting: NHS Rainbow Badge Assessor

 In 2020 we celebrated our 45th birthday, and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBTQ organisation in Brighton and Hove. This an important and exciting time to be joining the charity, our vital work has never ...
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We’re Recruiting: LGBTQ Older Persons Project Assistant

In 2020 we celebrated our 45th birthday, and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBT organisation in Brighton and Hove. This is an important and exciting time to be joining the charity, our vital work has ...
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Grief Meets: Autumn/Winter Dates

Grief Meets are monthly meetings for LGBTQ people who have experienced bereavement. These are opportunities to get together with others in a similar situation, and explore grief through a range of mediums.  Upcoming Dates  Wednesday 20th October ...
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New report released on supporting trans and non-binary survivors of sexual violence

Trans and non-binary survivors of sexual violence should be able to safely access existing support spaces, as well as having specialised spaces, declare local organisations Survivors’ Network and Switchboard. Together Switchboard and Survivors Network have released ...
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Vaccine Buddies

The COVID-19 vaccine is your best protection against coronavirus. The vaccines are safe and effective and it is strongly recommended you get vaccinated. If you are LGBTQ and anxious about attending your vaccination appointment, or have ...
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New research by Switchboard highlights inequalities exacerbated by Covid-19 for LGBTQ communities in Brighton & Hove

Switchboard’s Health and Inclusion Project (HIP) have released a report on the impact of Covid-19 on LGBTQ people in Brighton and Hove. The report shows that Covid-19 has exacerbated existing health inequalities across issues such as ...
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Switchboard launch survey on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the LGBTQ community in Brighton and Hove

Switchboard have launched a survey to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the LGBTQ community in Brighton and Hove.  Working in partnership with Sussex NHS Commissioners and Brighton and Hove City Council we need ...
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How to complete the Census if you’re in the closet

Census Day is coming on March 21st and for the first time ever the census will ask about sexual orientation and trans status. Every household will receive a letter with a code to fill in the ...
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Proud to be counted: 2021 Census to record LGBT people for the first time

The census is a unique survey that takes place every 10 years across England and Wales. What makes this census even more significant is for the first ever it is asking about sexual orientation and trans ...
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