LGBT support

LGBT support

This section provides support and information for people that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or other terms linked to the LGBT spectrum

During COVID-19 we have closed most walk-in clinics and are operating a telephone service, however we have now opened a walk in & wait clinic for under 25s, details below; 

The Sexual Health and Contraception Service offers specialist clinics for the LGBT community, see below: 

  • Clinic T – sexual health clinic for anyone who identifies as trans, non-binary or gender variant
  • Clinic M – sexual health service specifically for gay and bisexual men
  • Clinic W – sexual health service specifically for anyone that identifies as a women
  • Prefer to do a home testing kit? Can’t get to a clinic? Order one for free here

 Here’s some other LGBT support available in the city:

  • Navigate is a group for transgender men, trans masculine people, genderqueer people, non-binary people, those assigned intersex and/or female at birth that fit somewhere else on or off the spectrum or those who are questioning their gender identity
  • MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people
  • LGBT Switchboard can support you to make informed choices about sex and help you to stay healthy and happy by providing you with up-to-date information and confidential listening support. They also have a dedicated helpline which offers support to trans people including those who are non-binary and questioning who have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lifetime
  • Allsorts supports LGBTU young people (aged 5-25) through group work and emotional support
  • Clare Project: Self-supporting group open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity
  • NHS Choices has detailed information about LGB sexual health, click here and type in the search bar