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Social Groups
Support and Advice
Trans and Non-Binary Organisations and Groups
Asexual (Ace), and Aromantic (Aro) Organisations and Groups
Intersex Organisations and Groups
Support for Survivors
Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Organisations and Groups
Asylum Seeker Support
Faith Groups
Polyamory Organisations and Groups
Bi+ Media
News & Entertainment

Social groups:

[Due to the current pandemic, groups are meeting online only, please check their websites or social media for more information]
Bi & Beyond Edinburgh
Social group that meets every first and third Wednesday of the month, 7pm – 9pm, LGBT Health & Wellbeing Centre, 9 Howe Street, Edinburgh.
Bi+ Glasgow (formerly Bi Scotland)
Peer support and social group, see Facebook page for more information
Scottish Bi+ Network Forum
A safe space for bi+ people to chat and support each other.
To sign up visit
For general LGBT+ groups, including over 50s, trans and non-binary specific events, please visit LGBT Heath & Wellbeing’s event calendar:

Support and Advice:

LGBT Helpline Scotland
Helpline number: 0300 123 2523
Opening hours: every Tuesday and Wednesday between 12 - 9pm
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
At Switchboard they provide information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.
Helpline number: 0300 330 0630
Opening hours: 10am-10pm every day
Mindline Trans
Mindline Trans+ is an emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary, genderfluid. They are also there to support family members, friends, colleagues and carers.
Helpline number: 0300 330 5468
Opening hours: every Monday and Friday from 8pm - midnight
Rape Crisis Scotland
Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
Helpline number: 08088 01 03 02
Opening hours: Every day, 6pm to midnight
Breathing Space
A free, confidential, phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety, and those concerned about a friend or family member.
Helpline number: 0800 83 85 87
Opening hours:
Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am
Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am
LGBT Youth Scotland
LGBT Youth Scotland provides quality youth work to LGBTI young people (12 – 25) and works in partnership for LGBTI equality and human rights.
Text support: 07786 202 370
For more information about their live chat and online support services visit -
Childline is there to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue that you’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support you.
Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.
Helpline number: 0800 1111
A list of local mutual aid groups
The Trussel Trust
A nationwide network of food banks providing emergency food and support

Trans and Non-Binary Organisations and Groups:

Scottish Trans Alliance
Scottish Trans Alliance is the Equality Network project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.
Non-Binary Edinburgh
A safe space for non-binary identifying people, to come together and meet other non-binary people, share experiences, support one-another and have the opportunity to learn more about themselves.
Men & NB Survivors
Peer-led support group for survivors of sexual violence, focused on men (trans, cis & otherwise) & non-binary people. Meetings online, Glasgow, & Edinburgh

Asexual (Ace), and Aromantic (Aro) Organisations and Groups:

Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)
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.

Intersex Organisations and Groups:

The United Kingdom Intersex Association (UKIA)
An education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of Intersex people.
Organisation Intersex International in the UK (OII-UK)
OII is a decentralized global network of intersex organizations.

Support for Survivors:

Galop - The LGBT+ anti-violence charity
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428
Opening hours: every weekday 10am - 5pm, and Wednesday & Thursday until 8pm
Rape Crisis Scotland
Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
Helpline number: 08088 01 03 02
Opening hours: Every day, 6pm to midnight
Bi Survivors Network
Bi-weekly virtual chats where bi survivors can find support, solidarity, and community.
Men & NB Survivors
Peer-led support group for survivors of sexual violence, focused on men (trans, cis & otherwise) & non-binary people. Meetings online, Glasgow, & Edinburgh
AMIS - Abused Men in Scotland
Supporting men in Scotland who have or are experiencing domestic abuse.
Helpline number: 0808 800 0024
Opening hours: every weekday from 9am - 4pm
ManKind Initiative
Confidential helpline is available for male victims of domestic abuse and male victims of domestic violence across the UK.
Helpline number: 01823 334244
Opening hours: every weekday from 10am - 4pm
Karma Nirvana
Supporting victims of honour-based abused and forced marriage.
Helpline number: 0800 5999 247
Opening hours: every weekday 9am - 5pm
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Run by Refuge (support for women & children only)
24/7 helpline 0808 2000 247

Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Organisations and Groups:

Scotch Bonnet
Scotch Bonnet is a collaborative group, working to provide alternative creative and social spaces for QTIPOC and our allies.
UK Black Pride
Europe’s largest celebration for African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Caribbean-heritage LGBTQ people.

Asylum Seeker Support:

LGBT Unity
LGBT specific off-shoot of Unity in the Community. Unity in the Community works to provide practical support and solidarity for people in need in our communities, especially asylum seekers.

Faith Groups:

Information & Support for LGBTI Vaishnavas & Hindus.
To ensure that the voices of LGBTQI+ Muslims are heard and understood.
Imaan is a small, volunteer-led charity, led by and working for LGBTQI Muslims; we aim to represent the breadth of the Islamic faith and the range of identities and narratives of the LGBTQ community and our allies.
Jewish LGBT+ Group (Formerly JGLG)
Social group providing support for Jewish men and women who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender including people from many different backgrounds.
KeshetUK works to ensure a world where no one has to choose between their LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) and Jewish identity.
LGBT Humanists UK
Campaigning for LGBT equality, and also organise community-based events around the UK for LGBT humanists and friends to meet, get to know each other, and share ideas.
Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Glasgow
MCC in Glasgow is a Christ-centred church rooted in the rainbow of the LGBTQ communities, offering sanctuary and life-affirming space.
OneBodyOneFaith (Formerly the Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement)
Resources and information, as well as a search to find LGBT friendly Christian spaces and gatherings.
Quaker Gender & Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC)
A national network for support, action and friendly fellowship. They arrange occasional gatherings around the country providing an opportunity for sharing experience, learning, worship and enrichment. They also have a small, growing number of local groups.

Polyamory Organisations and Groups:

Glasgow Polyamory Network
An inclusive, LGBTQ and family friendly Polyamorous community focused on cultivating safe space.
Polyamory Edinburgh
Contact them for more details of their regular monthly meetups.
Non-Monogamy Help
Advice for people in non-monogamous relationships written by Lola Phoenix with consult from a 10 year experienced therapist.


Equality Network
The Equality Network is a leading national charity working for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality and human rights in Scotland.
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
A unique community initiative that promotes the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.
Listings directory relevant to the LGBT+ community in Scotland, including website links for information about a range of venues, groups and resources for anyone living in or visiting Scotland.
Pink Therapy
An online directory of therapists of all sexualities and gender identities who work with gender and sexual diversity clients across the LGBTIQ spectrum from a non-judgmental standpoint.
Stonewall Scotland
Information and support for LGBT communities and their allies.

Bi+ Media:

The Bi-bliography
A regularly-updated database of bisexual books. Too often bisexual stories are erased completely or hidden under the LGBTQIA umbrella, making them difficult to locate. The Bi-bliography seeks to be a resource for the discovery of literature that reflects and explores the lives and experiences of bisexual people.

Bi+ Films
Part of our bi+ media project. A list of movies with bi+ themes or characters. Not all will be "good-rep", and not all are good films.
The Feels (short film series)
A series of short films about a bi guy with too many feels (featuring all his lovely bi+ friends)!

News & Entertainment:

Bi Community News
Bi Community News is the United Kingdom's only magazine serving the bisexual population. It is published bimonthly and includes many articles reflecting bisexual life and media representation as well as news from the bisexual community
Pink Saltire – LGBT+ News from Scotland
They also keep a complete list of pride dates for all of Scotland
Scene Radio
Scotland’s only LGBT+ Radio Station for the LGBT+ community and those who support it.