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City Region

The University is fully committed to the continued support and development of LGBT+ staff and students as demonstrated by the policies and procedures of the University which are inclusive of all, irrespective of sexual orientation.

There are also many avenues of LGBT+ information and support in the city of Sheffield, demonstrating the openness and inclusivity of the city as a whole. Below are a selection of information sources from within Sheffield and the wider UK which LGBT+ staff and students may find useful.

To suggest content for this page please e-mail hrequality@sheffield.ac.uk

Stonewall

Stonewall empower LGBT people to be their authentic selves, enabling them to realise and achieve their full potential. They support individuals to understand how they can make a difference for LGBT people at work, home and in their communities, equipping them with the tools and confidence to connect with, influence and enable others in their communities. 

They work with institutions to create inclusive and accepting cultures, to ensure institutions understand and value the huge benefits brought to them by LGBT people, and to empower institutions as advocates and agents of positive change. They also work to ensure that laws and rights essential for LGBT equality are created, maintained, protected and defended, so that LGBT people have equal rights here and abroad.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company with a mission is to increase understandings of gender diversity. They work with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; and particularly specialise in supporting young trans people under the age of 21.

They also deliver trans youth programmes, support for parents and carers, professional development and trans awareness training for all sectors and educational workshops for schools, colleges, Universities and other educational settings.

The LGBT+ Hub

The LGBT+ Hub is a forum for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and people of other minority sexual orientations and/or gender identities under the LGBT+ umbrella and their allies.

Sheffield Bi Social

Provides social and support group for bi/pan people and allies.

Fruitbowl

Sheffield Fruitbowl provides safe and affirming support for LGBT+ people aged 12-17 in Sheffield.

Transgender Support Groups

This website provides a guide to transgender support groups around the world, which you can filter by location to find groups in your area.

LGBT Consortium

This is a national membership organisation focusing on the development and support of LGBT+ groups, projects and organisations; so they can deliver direct services and campaign for individual rights.

Trans Unite

Trans Unite allows members of the transgender & non-binary communities to find a support group local to them, and even message them directly from their not for profit site using the "Contact Group" button. Groups are verified and added on an ongoing basis.

Outstanding

OUTstanding is a membership organisation for global businesses. They work directly with LGBT+ and ally leaders to drive cultural change, creating an environment where everyone can succeed. Working with 26% of the FTSE 100, they are a powerful network that can be leveraged to drive positive change.

Mindline Trans+

A confidential emotional, mental health support helpline for people who identify as Transgender, Agender, Gender Fluid, Non-binary.

They also support family members and friends and to provide signposting to other services and resources.

Trans Active

Trans Active aims to help the trans community in and around Sheffield socialise and improve their fitness and mental wellbeing through sport in a safe, relaxed environment.

Northern Pride

Northern Pride have an overall mission to reduce homophobia, promote awareness of equality and to unite communities across the region, by staging a series of events to bring LGBT+ people and their friends together in an environment where they can feel at home, feel safe and ultimately be themselves.

HM Revenue & Customs - Taxes and Benefits

This booklet contains information specifically for LGBT+ customers, focusing your position in a civil partnership.

Sheffield Sexual Health Services

Information and advice about sexual health and sexual health services in Sheffield. Services available for LGBT+ people are listed, including the Centre for HIV & Sexual Health.

Out Aloud Choir

Out Aloud is Sheffield's LGBT Choir. It was formed in 2006 and enables LGBT people in Sheffield to enjoy singing as a community.

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT+ community by encouraging everyone to see diversity and cultural pluralism as the positive forces that they are.

Bi Community News

A bimonthly bisexual magazine.

Diva

The leading monthly magazine for lesbians and bi women in the UK and Europe. DIVA is Europe’s best-selling magazine, bringing you the latest in lesbian and bi related celebrity interviews, news, politics, pop culture, style, travel, social issues, entertainment and more.

E.D.E.N

At E.D.E.N we believe in Equality and Diversity to Educate and Nurture. It’s the words that make up our name, it’s the mantra that leads our work and it’s what we most believe in; put simply it’s our core.

As firm advocates for LGBT+ equality worldwide we produce films with the aim of promoting equality and raising awareness of issues concerning the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.