News and Events

Participants needed to take part in Research with the Office for National Statistics

Opportunity to take part in research with the Office for National Statistics for the 2021 census to help develop questions related to sex and gender. In particular they are interested in hearing from trans men, trans ...
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Switchboard Opens The Rainbow Cafe to Support LGBTQ Dementia

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard have opened our new community project – the Rainbow Café, a new group to support LGBTQ people who live with memory loss or dementia. With funding from the Rainbow Fund and ...
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The Rainbow Café Launch

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard is happy to announce the launch of The Rainbow Café, our new service for LGBT+ people with dementia. We'll be officially launching the service on Thursday 15th of February with a performance of 'The ...
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Focus Group – LGBTQ+ Equalities Monitoring

LGBT Switchboard's Health and Inclusion Project is holding a consultation to find out about the factors important to the LGBTQ+ community in sharing monitoring information about sexual orientation, gender identity and trans status with GPs and council services. ...
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Survey for LGBTQ people affected by cancer launched

Macmillan Cancer Support and Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard are working together to engage with the local community to learn about the experiences and needs of LGBTQ people in Brighton and Hove and Sussex who are affected by ...
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We’re Recruiting: Trans Survivors Switchboard Volunteers

LGBT Switchboard and Survivors Network are very happy to announce that we are recruiting additional volunteers for Trans Survivors Switchboard, our helpline for trans survivors of sexual violence. This service is run by trans people, for ...
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Exciting News for our Trans Survivors Switchboard!

Switchboard is delighted to have received additional funding to support the development of our Trans Survivors Switchboard, which we co-run with Survivors' Network. This came from a successful funding bid from Victims Support Fund. This service is ...
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Happy National Bi Visibility Day

Today marks national Bi Visibility Day, which has been celebrated on September 23rd since 1999. As an LGBTQ+ organisation it’s important that we mark this day, and raise the profile of issues affecting bisexual people in ...
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New Autumn Opening Hours

From September 1st LGBT Switchboard's helpline will be operating with new opening hours. This is to ensure that there is always someone to take your call when you need us. The new opening hours will be ...
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