Posts in 'Allsorts Youth Project' Category
My name is Drew Jay. I am a transsexual man who also happens to identify as pansexual. Many people understand the term transsexual but I have found people tend to have underlying misconceptions regarding my sexuality. To be honest, it is a fairly new identity for myself but is one that I am very comfortable [...]
Brighton LGBT youth charity ‘Allsorts Youth Project’ recently launched their new youth group ‘Bi Brighton’ for Young bi/pan/omni/poly/queer People Under 26. The group is going from strength to strength and have teamed up with LGBT HIP, Clare Project and Brighton Bothways to hold an event on Bi Visibility Day this Sunday September 23rd. This will [...]
This year the theme for IDAHOBIT is ‘global voices against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.’ This theme is particularly poignant for the young people at Allsorts Youth Project who either attend school, or have done very recently. With this in mind Allsorts has launched a campaign asking LGBT young people to share their experiences and ideas on how schools could be made safer for LGBT young people.
Bisexual young people are often categorised in the L and G brackets of LGBT, and therefore can sometimes become invisible. Moreover, many don’t realise bisexual people have specific needs and issues which need to be considered and addressed. With this in mind, Allsorts Youth Project has set up a Bi Group, simply named ‘Bi Network.’ [...]
Jess Wood, founder and Director of Allsorts LGBT Youth Project based in Brighton, has been awarded an MBE in the 2012 New Years Honours List announced today for services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and young people. Allsorts was set up in 1999. Since it launched, the project has continued to grow and expand with [...]
It can seem an overwhelming task to find what you’re looking for and Googling ‘lesbian or gay blog’ could lead you to hours of time spent down Alice’s Rabbit Hole in search for what you want. There are heaps of American blogs, so I thought I’d take a trip down the rabbit hole myself and unearth just who is LGBT and blogging in Brighton & Hove.
Are you trans, transgender, gender queer or questioning your gender identity? There are now a number of groups in Brighton for you. In this post, read about Transformers Youth Network, FTM Brighton, The Clare Project Drop-In, The LGBT HIP Project and details about International Transgender Day of Remembrance on the 20th November.
Post by Andi Devine, Allsorts Youth Project. Brighton is a very diverse city; therefore there is a large amount of support accessible for those who need it. Yet those who struggle with or even question their gender identity can sometimes be overlooked. All too often, trans people and especially young trans people, can find themselves [...]
As we all wished him luck with his future, it got us thinking – and joking – about working for an LGBT organisation where for the youth worker roles especially, your sexuality was one of the criteria that landed you the job… I’m what I like to refer to as ‘a Professional Gay’
200 years later and the tale is remarkably and sadly similar to that of David Laws, the senior Liberal Democrat who recently stepped down as Treasury Chief Secretary. He did not shrink from the public gaze professionally, but went to extremities to hide his sexuality.