If you identify as LGBT+ and would like to talk to someone about any issues that you are facing you can contact one of the services below:
Asexual Visibility and Education Network
Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN) hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
Intercom Trust is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* community resource in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West. They provide help against homophobic and transphobic prejudice, crime and discrimination (including bullying, harassment, abuse, attacks, and threatening behaviour), helping to develop the LGBT communities, providing professional training and consultancy, and working in partnership with local government, the police, health and other organisations.
Telephone: 0800 612 3010
Switchboard is an LGBT+ helpline answered by volunteers who self-define as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* people. The volunteers are there to talk about issues around sexuality and/or gender identity. Opening hours are:
Every day from 10:00 – 22:00
Telephone: 0300 330 0630
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement works for the full inclusion of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the Christian churches. They host events across the country, which aim to encourage conversation. You can join LGCM via their website.
The Zone offers a range of information, advice, counselling and support services to 13 - 25 year olds. They run a Drop In service 6 days a week.
Telephone: 01752 206626
Address: 14-16 Union Street, Plymouth, PL1 2SR (please call for opening hours)