Places to go and further resources
Derby is a relatively small and safe city. It is also relatively accepting and there isn't a large amount of reported homophobic or transphobic violence, but as with any city you should be careful.
For an up-to-date list of gay friendly venues in Derby and Buxton contact: Derbyshire Friend. Derbyshire Friend is a service run by and for gender and sexual minorities (GSM) living in Derby and Derbyshire. They provide advice, information and support as well as organising social occasions within the City.
The University also has an Equality and Diversity site, which links to information about events such as LGBT History Month and IDAHO (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia)
- Stonewall National charity for lesbian, gay and bisexual people
- PFLAG Support for Parents, Friends & Family of Lesbians and Gay People (Trans inclusive)
- GIRES Information for Tran’s people, their families and professionals
- Broken Rainbow (08452 60 44 60) for LGBT (GSM) victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse
- Derbyshire Friend LGBT support services
- Transcend Derbyshire trans support group:
- UKIA UK Intersex Association
- Nonbinary.org Nonbinary gender visibility, education and advocacy network
- Imaan LGBTQI Muslim support group
- Two: 23 LGBT Christian page. Includes a list of National LGBT Christian groups in the UK
- LGBTIQA terminology Terminology