LGBT+

LGBT means Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, which are terms used to describe people’s sexual, emotional and/or romantic orientation and/or gender identity. Often, you will see ‘LGBT+’ being used as the ‘+’ includes the many other identities that exist (without having to add many other letters onto LGBT!).

However you identify, the information on this page should help get you the support you need. We’re here to help:

  • LGBT Advice in Cardiff
  • National Services
  • Blogs & Guides
  • Videos

Advice in Cardiff

Healthy Relationship Service – A tailored, specialist and confidential Sexual Health and Relationship Service for young people aged 11-25 in Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan.

Bi Cardiff – Network for people attracted to more than one gender and people who think they may be bi.

The Safer Wales Dyn project – The Safer Wales Dyn project provides support to Heterosexual, Gay, Bisexual and Trans men who are experiencing domestic abuse.

LGBT Sport Cymru/Wales – Based in Cardiff, LGBT Sport Cymru/Wales challenges perceptions, breaks down barriers & promotes opportunities for LGBT individuals in sport & physical activity in Wales.

The Terrence Higgins Trust – Aims to maximise sexual health in the UK and minimise the spread of HIV and STIs. Offers support for those with HIV and STIs.

Impact LGBT – A group for LGBT young people to meet other young people, make friends, talk about things important to them and have fun! Get in contact for more details and to hear more about what the group get up to!

National Services

Pride Cymru – Pride Cymru are a charity that hosting Pride Cymru, a massive yearly event celebrating LGBTQ+ people in Cardiff.

Meic – If you’d like to talk to anyone confidentially about anything or if you’d like information about services and organisations that are available to you, contact Meic between 8am and midnight every day. Meic is a helpline for children and young people in Wales. Call free on 080880 23456, Text: 84001 or chat to them online.

Blogs & guides

LGBT+ History Month (TheSprout)

History of the Pride Flag (TheSprout)

10 Must Watches for LGBT+ History Month (TheSprout)

Important People in LGBT+ History (TheSprout)

Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) (Wiki)

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Videos

LGBTQ+ Glossary Guide

You’ve probably heard of the terms ‘LGBTQ+’ used before, but understanding what it means can be confusing. Here’s a handy guide to help aid your understanding.  What LGBTQ+ means: Lesbian:…

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