One of the Forum’s core objectives is to help signpost you to resources that may be important to you.Signpost2

We’ve made a start on our resource bank and we will keep adding to it as we come across new resources, services and items of interest.

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Keen to learn more about what texts are held at the City of York Library?  Then check out the following reading lists…



Adult LGBT Fiction
LGBT Books for Young Adults and Teenagers
LGBT Non-fiction books


A Closer Look at LGBT Matters….

Download a copy of our LGBT resources here;

Out of the Closet Resources January 2015

This is a comprehensive resource bank set in a PowerPoint Presentation covering all aspects of LGBT life. Please feel free to use and distribute the resources as you wish.

A simple guide to the Equality Act;

Equality Act Guide


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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document is a resource for all those commissioning and delivering healthcare services in order to support the delivery of an equitable public health system.

LGB & T Public Health Outcomes Framework

Age UK Opening Doors London Supporting Older LGBT People – A checklist for social care providers;

Opening Doors Checklist re LGBT friendly advice

Perspectives on Ageing: Lesbians, gay men and bisexuals. Sally Knocker. Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2012;


Promoting the health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.  Initial findings Public Health England 2014;

Promoting health of MSM Initial findings

There is also a summary document for Promoting the health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men;

MSM document summary

NHS guide to the quality of end of life care for LGBT people;

NHS end of life care quality for lgbt people

NHS North West guide to sexual orientation monitoring 2011;

NHS Sexual-orientation-monitoring

Royal College of Nursing guide to sex, sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.  Page 15 has a case study of two men living in a care home who fall in love;

RCN Older People in Care Homes – Sex and Sexuality

Social Care Institute for Excellence. At a glance 42 – Personalisation Briefing;

Personalisation of services for LGBT people

 Transsexual Issues…

Trans Mental Health Study 2012;

trans mental health study

Top tips for working with trans people by Jay McNeil and Lee Gale 2013;

top tips for working with trans people


LocalLocal Information…

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National Information…

Older LGBT Associationflag3
The Community Programme
LGBT Consortium
LGBT Parents

LGBT Forums…


Barnsley LGBT Forum
Bradford Equity Partnership
Camden LGBT Forum
Rotherham LGBT Forum