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LGBT+ History Month 2021

LGBT+ History Month 2021

February marks LGBT History Month. This is an annual celebration that provides education and insight into the issues that the LGBT+ community face. The primary aim is to teach people about the history of the gay rights movement and to promote an inclusive society.

National organisations that can offer information and resources-

  • Stonewall
  • LGBT Youth Scotland
  • The Proud Trust

 

LSH Support for LGBT+ Clients (During COVID Restrictions)

  • 121 support for anyone who may be experiencing negative feelings around their sexuality or/and gender identity  – Call Andrew on 07976406912 or email Andrew.trowbridge@ldh.nhs.uk  (video call/telephone consultation)
  • Full online STI MSM testing kits (MSM – Men who have Sex with Men) available for Luton residents who are aged over 18. If you have a young person Under 18 who requires blood testing, please call Andrew on 07976406912
  • Any who would like to register for a condom card and condoms (OVER 18) can text 07976406911 along with their name, address, gender, age and ethnicity. If you have anyone UNDER 18 who requires a condom card and condoms, please get them to call 07976406909 0R 07976406912
  • Anyone requesting PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) or PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis – up to 72 hours after sex) can call 01582 497070 and request a telephone consultation with a consultant

 

LSH Support for LGBT+ Clients (After COVID Restrictions lifted)

  • All of the above will still be available once current COVID restrictions are lifted along with . . .
  • Access to HPV vaccinations (15-40 year olds)
  • Access to Hep B vaccinations
  • Face to face support
  • Full STI screening
  • Smear Testing for Trans Males