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LGBT Resources

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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' Kemp Town 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 LGBT - Social

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 gay history.

Check out these resources to discover why Brighton has attracted so many gays and lesbians 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.
  • Brighton Lesbian & Gay History Trail – Listen to Brighton’s LBGT history with our FREE downloadable podcast.
  • Brighton’s Queer Past – Discover how it all started with this insight into Brighton’s LBGT past.
  • Brighton Ourstory Learn about Brighton Ourstory - set up to collect and preserve lesbian, gay and bisexual history.
  • My Brighton & Hove – From the discos at the Hanbury to plays at the Nightingale Theatre, discover Brighton’s LBGT history from those who lived it.
  • Brighton Museum and Art Gallery – Experience Brighton’s gay and lesbian life at Brighton Museum, as Brighton’s LBGT 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.

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