09 Jul

Northern Pride Festival 2021

Northern Pride Festival 2021 in Newcastle will be a virtual event once again with a packed online programme set to bring the celebration directly to your living rooms on Saturday 24 July 2021. North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually when one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+ events returns for another online…

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07 Jun

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

June is Pride month, dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. It’s usually celebrated with parades and marches but with coronavirus and social distancing still in place, things will be a little different this year. North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+…

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04 Jun

‘Safe to be me’ – resource guide from Age UK

Age UK

This resource guide offers practical advice on providing the kind of service in which older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people can feel safe to be themselves. This resource is written for anyone working or volunteering in health, social care or the voluntary sector who would like to support older people who are LGBT….

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21 May

LGBT+ youths twice as likely to contemplate suicide, survey finds

Young LGBT+ people are three times more likely to self-harm and twice as likely to contemplate suicide as their non-LGBT+ peers, according to a survey. The research was carried out by Just Like Us, an LGBT+ young people’s charity, which surveyed 2,934 pupils aged 11-18, including 1,140 pupils who identify as LGBT+, between December 2020…

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21 May

LGBT Patients’ Experiences of Primary Care Survey

This survey asks about your experiences of accessing healthcare services from your GP, dentist, pharmacist and optometrist. It aims to build a picture of current healthcare provision by primary care services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. The findings of this research will be turned into a report which will be used to…

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08 Apr

A year in lockdown to become an exhibition

The challenges of facing a year in lockdown for the North East LGBTQ+ community is to be the subject of an exhibition and a book. Throughout 2020 Northern Pride had been running its Life in Lockdown campaign, gathering the stories shared by its community with thanks to the support of games company, Ubisoft UK, which is one…

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26 Feb

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+ events moves online. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, organisers of the Northern Pride Festival, sponsored by Barclays, have made the decision to postpone their physical event and UK Pride status until 22 – 24 July…

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