Liberate and Guernsey Mind launch LGBTQ+ peer led mental health support group

Thankfully there is a growing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+) community in the Bailiwick in recent years. And in the Bailiwick more people are feeling comfortable and confident in identifying themselves as LGBTQ+ people. However, people who identify as LGBTQ+ are four times more likely to attempt suicide across…

Pride in Sport: Wear Rainbows with Pride

‘Pride in Sport’ will return for the third Channel Islands Pride festivities in Guernsey. Aiming to raise awareness and support for LGBTQ+ people, local sports teams, personalities, and anyone involved with any sporting activities will be encouraged to show their support for LGBTQ+ equality and diversity in sport by wearing rainbow laces and sweatbands. Sponsored…

Today is Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual holiday occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. This year’s theme is trans resistance, the aim is to fight against prejudice.  But it’s also about education and understanding transgender issues.  There are social media pages dedicated to the…