RaRE Study – PACE

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The RaRE Study research project 2010 – 2015 is a 5-year collaboration between PACE, the LGBT+ mental health charity and an academic panel drawn from three UK universities. The study looked at risk and resilience factors for three mental health issues that affect LGBT+ people disproportionally:

  • Suicide attempts and self-harm for young LGBT+ people under 26
  • Alcohol misuse in lesbian and bisexual women
  • Body image issues for gay and bisexual men

Data was collected between 2011 and 2014, through two sets of interviews with 58 people in total and a national survey of 2078 people in England.… Read the rest

Unhealthy Additudes

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YouGov research conducted for Stonewall reveals that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are facing unhealthy attitudes from health and social care professionals.health-graphic-final

Health and social care services have a duty to treat people fairly to achieve the best possible health outcomes and support them to reach their full potential in the workplace.… Read the rest

Stop Online Abuse

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A new website tackling online abuse aimed at women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) is now up and running.

Stop Online Abuse (www.stoponlineabuse.org.uk), the government funded site was created by Galop, an LGBT anti-violence charity, in consultation with Trans Media Watch, the Women’s Resource Centre, Gender Identity Research and Education Society, Rights of Women, Allsorts, End Violence Against Women and the LGBT Consortium.… Read the rest

Job Vacancy at Brighton Rise

PROJECT WORKER – GB&T

(Gay, Bisexual & Trans* Men)

1 year Fixed-term Contract

scp 26 – 28 (£22,937– £24,472)

37 hours per week

Quote ref PWG 05/15/04

We are looking for a Project Worker to join our National award winning charity. … Read the rest

Stop Online Abuse

Galop are leading a new partnership involving Trans Media Watch, Women’s Resource Centre, Gires, Rights of Women,  All Sorts, and LGBT Consortuim,  funded by the GEO  to stop online abuse. Partners have come together to create a new website which  gives practical advice, gives information on how to access emotional support, and where to go for more information.   … Read the rest