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The Big Give Christmas Challenge, 2021

By editor | 29/11/2021

This year MindOut has been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021, which is the UK’s largest match funding campaign. We’ve set the target of raising £4K for our counselling services and all donations will be match funded for 7 days from 12pm on the 30th November, #GivingTuesday. One donation, twice the … Read more

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This Trans Awareness Week we caught up with our trans advocate Lou and trustee Vicky-Jane

By editor | 16/11/2021

Hi Lou, what can people expect from MindOut’s Trans advocacy service? The Trans Advocacy Service works one-on-one with people, to empower and support them to use their voice to make meaningful change on issues impacting them. I work with people on a huge range of issues, both small and large, such as responding to transphobia … Read more

Job Vacancy: Counselling Service Assistant

By editor | 11/11/2021

Choice of part time or full time work, min 14 hours a week Full time salary: £25,042 pa, increasing to £27,500 pa after 6 months We are looking for an experienced Counsellor to help run our busy low-cost community Counselling service. Closing date: 5pm, Monday 6 December 2021 Interview date: Friday 13 December 2021 Please … Read more

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New course of Self-Advocacy workshops for LGBTQ people over 50

By editor | 05/11/2021

As part of MindOut’s Age Matters project, we are planning a series of workshops for older LGBTQ people. These workshops will be held in-person at Community Base in Brighton city centre early in 2022. Self-Esteem for LGBTQ people over 50 13:00 Tuesday 25 January 2022 Facilitators: Karen Dresback 50+ Project Advocacy Worker and Dawn Hayes … Read more

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Job Vacancy: Online Support Coordinator

By editor | 04/11/2021

35 hours per week Salary: £27,306 pa Experienced, enthusiastic coordinator sought to develop our national LGBTQ mental health online support service. You will be leading and supporting a team of volunteers to deliver our established and busy service. Closing date 12pm midday, Monday 6th December 2021. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th December. Please … Read more

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Job Vacancy: Project Worker

By editor | 15/10/2021

  Mental Health Project Workers (2x posts) We are looking for two dynamic and enthusiastic LGBTQ people with mental health and suicide prevention service delivery experience to support the running of our wellbeing, peer support and case work services. Full time post: 35 hours per week Full time salary: £25,042 pa pro rata Part time … Read more

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Mental health in an unequal world

By editor | 22/09/2021

For many of us the last 18 months has caused us to think more about our health and wellbeing, and put it higher up on our agenda now. We benefit from excellent public services in the UK, like the NHS, but not all of us have the same experience of accessing health services and this … Read more

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Exploring sexuality and gender with our Fundraising Assistant, Malaika, this Bi Week

By editor | 22/09/2021

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Malaika (she/they), I’m a 23-year-old non-binary womxn, currently living in Salford! When did you start questioning your sexual identity? I started questioning my sexual identity in my first year of university. I began by identifying with Pansexuality, and then Bisexual. I now identify … Read more

New course of Self-Advocacy workshops for LGBTQ people over 50

By editor | 15/09/2021

This autumn, as part of MindOut’s Age Matters project, we are launching a series of workshops for older LGBTQ people. These workshops will be held in-person at Community Base in Brighton city centre. The first of these sessions will be an Introduction to Self-Advocacy on Tuesday 21st September.    Introduction to Self-Advocacy for LGBTQ people … Read more

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Change at the top!

By editor | 13/09/2021

After 21 years with MindOut and 10 years as the CEO, Helen Jones is stepping down. ‘I have had the enormous privilege of leading a fantastic organisation for over 20 years!  I am very proud to be handing over a growing, effective, influential charity. MindOut holds a unique place in the LGBTQ and mental health … Read more

Relive our Annual Celebration Event!

Here you can watch a video of some of the photos taken at our Annual Celebration Event!
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