Sexual Orientation Help Groups
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Help Groups
Outhouse East offers advice for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender individuals and those affected by HIV and AIDS.
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity.
Broken Rainbow offers support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The Equality and Human Rights Commission offers information about rights for all protected groups Age, disability, gender re-assignment, race sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnerships, maternity and pregnancy and human rights.
Women for Women
W4W Essex is a social group that aims to provide women with fun and friends. It doesn't matter if you are 'out' or not, you can come to our social events and meetings knowing that the events are either 'lesbian only', 'women only' or 'members, friends and family'.
Gay Essex Men's Social and Support Group
Gay Essex Men's Social and Support Group is for gay and bisexual men, men who have sex with men, or those unsure, across south Essex.
Proactive Diversity advise, assist, and support the GLBTQ community and gay-rights organisations, movements, and advocates worldwide to help achieve acceptance.
The try hard to end suicide among GLBTQ youth by providing both life-saving, and life-affirming resources. Along with their own 'It Gets Better' videos, they provide a nation-wide 24/7 crisis intervention helpline, digital community, and advocacy/educational programmes that create a safe, supportive, and positive environment for everyone.
The Beaumont Society
The Beaumont Society is a national self-help body run by and for those who cross-dress or are trans-sexual. They welcome all transgender people and their partners, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, creed or colour
Terrence Higgins Trust
The Terrence Higgins Trusts vision is a world where people with HIV live healthy lives free from prejudice and discrimination, and good sexual health is a right and reality for all.
Offer guidance and support for older LGB people who may be experiencing difficulties in accessing services or care.
TranSition (based in Southend) is here to promote, educate, and support LGBT awareness, focusing on the "T" aspect, while acknowledging all LG&B issues.
The Queer Youth Network
The Queer Youth Network is a national non-profit making organisation that is run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) and Queer Young People and is based in the United Kingdom.
Last updated: 26th February 2013