Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ resources

As the UK’s unofficial gay capital there are lots of organisations in Brighton & Hove that you can contact for help and information concerning LGBTQ+ issues. Here are just a few of our community partners. For a more comprehensive list please visit The Rainbow Hub website.

Support & advice

Switchboard - Connecting you to LGBTQ support

Brighton & Hove LGBTQ Switchboard

Set up in 1975, Switchboard has been listening to, informing and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in Brighton & Hove and beyond. Originally a helpline, we have developed additional services and now offer much more.

The Rainbow Hub. Our LGBT+ Communities Working Together

The Rainbow Hub

Located in the heart of the gay village on St. James’s Street, the Hub is a local point of contact for LGBTQ+ people seeking up-to-date help, information or guidance, in a safe, non-judgemental environment.
Knowledge Base (service directory)

Cultural resources

Scene Magazine

Scene Magazine

Provides the latest News, Politics, Features, Reviews & Listings for the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer, etc. community in the Brighton and South-East coastal region.

Queer in Brighton

Queer in Brighton

A heritage learning project celebrating and promoting the rich cultural life of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Brighton & Hove.

Brighton Our-Story

Brighton Ourstory

Set up in 1989 by a group of local lesbians and gay men, the website boasts a comprehensive collection of material about Brighton’s lesbian, gay and bisexual past.

Rainbow Chorus round logo

Rainbow Chorus

Rainbow Chorus – Brighton and Hove’s only non-audition LGBT choir and the only one in the South outside of London. Just one of several LGBTQ+ choirs in the City.

Pride Brighton + Hove

Brighton Pride

The UK’s biggest, boldest and best Pride event with community fundraising at its heart. Attracting a diverse demographic audience from across the globe, it is singularly the most popular visitor attraction in the City’s event calendar.