MindOut’s Response to the Clare Project Statement

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Earlier this week, The Clare Project released a statement that included some serious allegations against MindOut. We are taking time to address these allegations both internally and directly with the Clare Project. We are disappointed that an organisation we work closely with in the sector would choose to take such action. This way of communication … Read more

Thursday Open Groups – peer support with no weekly commitment 

At MindOut our Peer Support Group services are available for LGBTQ people based in Brighton and Hove. The service provides a space that is confidential and non-judgemental and is run by experienced LGBTQ group facilitators. On Thursdays, MindOut offers an in-person Peer Support Group facilitated by MindOut staff members, and each week there is a … Read more

MindOut Advocacy Drop-Ins

At MindOut we offer a unique, professional and independent advocacy service that is run by and for LGBTQ people who have lived experiences of mental health issues. Our advocates can help you explore information and options, think about your goals and how you want to be heard. This summer MindOut are in partnership with Trans … Read more

MindOut for the Laughs is BACK!

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Once again, we’re uniting in comedy, drag and cabaret in support of LGBTQ mental health on Wednesday 2nd August at Komedia Brighton. Our all-star LGBTQ+ lineup will take you on a dazzling journey which we promise you won’t forget!  We’re so lucky to have our wonderful ambassador Miss Ophelia Payne (she/her) returning as host. She’ll … Read more

What’s On at WellFest 2023

Wellfest , MindOut and Radical Rhizomes PoC collaborative event on the 1st of April, is rapidly approaching and we’re excited to introduce the day’s workshops!  All the workshops will take place at the Brigthelm Centre and will be led by different specialist PoC practitioners. They are all FREE to attend.   If you don’t already have a ticket … Read more

Advocacy is central to MindOut’s work

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MindOut is an organisation with advocacy principles at the heart of all our services. LGBTQ+ individuals are more likely to experience difficulties with their mental health, and less likely to be able to access appropriate, timely support. At a time where resources are even more stretched, and accessing basic mental and physical healthcare is even … Read more

Find us at the Stonewall Workplace Conference

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On Friday 17th March we are heading to London for the Stonewall Workplace Conference, Europe’s leading event for LGBTQ+ inclusion. Keep an eye out for our CEO Rita Hirani, COO Erica Thornton, Cerys Evans our Administrator and Phil Avery our Advocate and Social Media Officer. This year’s theme is Building Momentum and the conference will … Read more

Big thanks to our Brighton Half Marathon 2023 superheroes!

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Over 10,000 runners participated at this year’s Brighton Half Marathon on 26th February, and we’d like to give a special warm thanks to Tom Horn (he/him), Stevie Migan (he/him), Drew Victoire (she/he/they) and our COO, Erica Thornton (she/her) for running in aid of LGBTQ mental health. The fabulous four took on 13.1 miles starting at … Read more

WellFest – Join our free well-being event, led by and centring LGBTQ People of Colour

  MindOut, in collaboration with Radical Rhizomes, are delighted to be hosting Brighton’s first WellFest on 1st of April at the Brighthelm Centre.  You can book your place at WellFest here or at https://bit.ly/WellFest2023   WellFest is a free one-day festival of wellness workshops, connection & community. Led by and centering LGBTQ+ People of Colour (PoC), … Read more

MindOut joins the BRIT Challenge in support of student mental health

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MindOut is excited to partner with the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) for 2023! Supporting the mental health of LGBTQ young people is essential and we are so pleased that allyship and inclusion are close to the heart of BRIT Founder and CEO, Phil Packer. It’s not just lip service either, he has joined both our … Read more

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