Posts in 'help' Category
All of us from time to time will have days when we just can’t find a smile to put on our face. Having a blue day, feeling under the weather, (particularly if that weather is stormy and grey) a bit depressing. Thankfully the majority of the time we find that by the end of the [...]
When I wrote about Jamie Rodemeyer taking his own life after years of being bullied at school for being bisexual, in the back of my head I really believed that the children who had targeted him would wake up to their words of hate and realise that they had been the cause of a 14 [...]
Since its launch on September 2010, there has been an amazing response from the LGBT community uploading viral videos with the main purpose of saying “It gets better.” The basic message for those who are feeling afraid and alone, “Whatever you’re experiencing now, be it family rejection, bullying and harassment in schools or even thoughts of suicide, it gets better.”
With all the in-fighting and back biting we have seen over the last few years in the name of Brighton Gay Pride, it is all too easy to forget that there are people living in countries that crack down on the very idea that there is a LGBT community out there. Last Saturday Pride Marchers where [...]
One of the important roles Tim presently offers is support and advice centred on the changes currently being made to the benefit system as a whole. For example, those in receipt of Income Support and Incapacity Benefit will eventually be reassessed and moved to the new Employment and Support Allowance.
Diana Rowe: Senior Counsellor at Terrence Higgins Trust, Brighton. Following a successful career in TV production at the BBC, Diana Rowe moved to Brighton in 2004 seeking a new challenge. She had trained as a Person-Centred counsellor in London and in Brighton. Her counselling experience includes working for the Brighton Women’s Centre, Mankind UK as [...]
Sometimes it is easy to forget how lucky we are to have so many servicers dedicated to the LGBT community. Many of the organisations are run by a dedicated group of paid workers and volunteers. As part of an ongoing project for Zhoosh, I will be visiting various LGBT groups, introducing who’s who, exploring what servicers they offer and perhaps inspire you to get involved either as a participant or volunteer.