News and Events

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA)

This month the Government announced the long awaited consultation for the reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). This is a piece of legislation which allows trans people to legally change their gender, and came into ...
Read More

Switchboard chosen for Tesco Bags of Help Grant!

Switchboard is delighted to be one of three LGBT+ charities chosen by Tesco for their Bags of Help grant. This scheme gives community projects like us grants of up to £8000 – all raised from the ...
Read More

Joint Statement: Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard support for trans and/or non-binary communities

In the run up to Brighton and Hove’s Trans Pride season, Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard wanted to make a joint statement to show our support for trans communities and trans and/or non-binary individuals. As LGBTQ charities ...
Read More

Memorial Service for Arthur Law

Switchboard are so saddened to hear the news about Arthur Law death. Arthur was actively involved with Switchboard in the late 1990s and the legacy of his work lives on today through the various projects exist ...
Read More

Switchboard Rebrand: Q&A with Daniel, Switchboard’s CEO

This week sees the launch of our new logo and brand and we took a few minutes to talk to Daniel our CEO about the new look. Can you tell us about how the new look ...
Read More

Switchboard’s New Look!

This week Switchboard is unveiling our new branding, and launching our new look.   As a small LGBTQ charity that has been operating in the City for 43 years, we feel that this new branding will ...
Read More

Switchboard hears from the LGBTQ+ community and service providers for Dementia Action Week 2018

21-27 May marks Dementia Action Week – a time to stand united with people affected by dementia, and to celebrate the lives of those living with the condition and their loved ones. According to one estimate, ...
Read More

New research into the experiences of LGBTQ people in Sussex affected by cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support and Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard today published the findings from recent research, about the experiences and needs of LGBTQ people in Sussex who are affected by cancer. It provides an insight into how LGBTQ people affected ...
Read More

Beyond just ‘ticking the box’: Switchboard calls for action on monitoring of sexual orientation, gender and trans status

A new consultation by the Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard’s Health and Inclusion Project (HIP) has highlighted the importance of equalities monitoring for improving health outcomes for LGBTQ+ people, and found that these communities face significant ...
Read More