If you're looking for LGBT organisations or general information, this section should point you in the right direction….
Brighton & Hove LGBT Map
This free map is the essential guide for all LGBT visitors, detailing the location of pretty much all the LGBT venues across the city. Available around the city in bars & clubs, especially in the 'Gay Quarter' Kemptown area.
Brighton LGBT Organisations
From Brighton Lesbian and Gay Switchboard to LGBT sports & what's on, here's a list of some of the key lesbian and gay organisations in Brighton:
Brighton LGBT - Community
- Brighton lesbian & gay switchboard - Brighton's LBGT support line.
- Sussex Beacon - care centre for men and women living with HIV/AIDS.
- Terrence Higgins Trust - HIV/AIDS and safer sex information and helpline.
- Brighton Aids Memorial - an 11ft tall sculpture, 'Tay' is the UK's first AIDS memorial.
- Pride in Brighton and Hove - Brighton's official Pride website.
- Out In Brighton - Brighton's LGBT radio show. Broadcast live on Saturdays 1100-1200, repeated Tuesdays at 1300 and Thursdays at 1600 on RadioReverb 97.2fm. Also available as a podcast via iTunes or via OutInBrighton.podomatic.com.
Brighton LGBT - Social
- GScene - Monthly LGBT magazine containing all the latest pub and club listings.
- Dining Dykes - lesbian social group based in Brighton and London.
- Brighton Gay Men's Chorus - biggest gay men's chorus outside London.
- The Rainbow Chorus - sing your heart out LGBT style.
- Actually Gay Men’s Chorus - socialise, have fun and develop your vocal skills!
- Brighton Bothways – social networking for bisexual men and women.
- Brighton and Hove Lesbian and Gay Sports Society (BLAGGS) - wide range of sporting and social activities in Brighton.
Brighton LGBT - Family
If you're an LGBT family with kids in Brighton & Hove, or the Sussex area, Brighton & Hove Rainbow Families offers a range of events and activities from soft play to adult socials and baby meets. You can also find them on Facebook.
Brighton LGBT - History Resources
Often referred to as the ‘gay capital of Britain', Brighton is steeped in LGBT history.
Check out these resources to discover why Brighton has attracted so many LGBT visitors throughout history.
- Only in Brighton: Piers & Queers - This 80 minute walking tour looks at some of the stories from Brighton's past focusing on the personalities of LGBT interest and their tales of achievement, challenge, bravery and infamy.
- My Brighton & Hove – From the discos at the Hanbury to plays at the Nightingale Theatre, discover Brighton’s LGBT history from those who lived it.
- Brighton Museum and Art Gallery – Experience Brighton’s gay and lesbian life at Brighton Museum, as Brighton’s LGBT history, past and present, is documented in the Local History Gallery.
- Queer in Brighton - Learn about real life stories and experiences of LGBT people in Brighton & Hove in this intergenerational heritage learning project.