Supported Loving toolkit
LGBTQ social groups
LGBTQ+ social groups for people with learning disabilities and/or autism can be a great place to help people to meet others who understand and be a place to make friends and have fun.
LGBTQ+ social group for people with learning disabilities and/ or autism
Better Things Manchester
LGBT group that meets the third Monday of the month at 6.30pm -8.30pm at LGF, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF Better Things Manchester
Tel: 0161 728 7616.
Meet N Match
Meet N Match is an LGBT Group (Bi-monthly) in Lancashire Meet N Match website
Tel: 01254 457026
Email: Meet N Match
Mates N Dates
Mingle is a group for adults with learning disabilities who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, crossdress, or just feel ‘different’ in Oxfordshire. The Mingle groups meet every month, running workshops offering members support and the chance to talk. Mingle organises days and evenings out.
Email: Mates n Dates
OUT in Leeds
A social group for people identifying themselves as LGBTQ with a learning disability or autism. A safe place to make new friends, meet, talk, get advice and support and most of all have fun. The group meets every Tuesday evening in Leeds city centre.
Email Danielle Martin
Rainbow Friends London
A social group for people who identify as/with LGBTQ with a learning disability who meet up for social events at various locations across London each month.
2BU Wakefield runs a monthly social group meeting every second Thursday in the month for adults with a learning disability who identify as LGBTQ+ in the Wakefield, West Yorkshire and surrounding areas.
Wild Rainbows are a group of Gig Buddies in Brighton who identify as either Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning or other. They like to hang out as a group and socialise.
Tel: 01273 600438
Switchboard LGBTQ Disability Project
LGBTQ Disability Project Brighton organise and host a number of regular social activities and meetups for LGBTQ+ disabled people, including people with a learning disability and/ or autistic people in Brighton. They are currently running a fortnightly peer support group online for LGBTQ+ disabled and neurodivergent people who live in Brighton and Hove. They meet every other Wednesday on Zoom from 2.30-4 pm and is facilitated by a queer disabled person
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