Social Groups

Glasgow Neurodiverse Meetup

1st Monday of each month, 7-8.30pm

Starbucks Coffee, inside Cineworld Cinemas, Renfrew Street, Glasgow

Get your free ticket for the Glasgow Neurodiverse Meetup here!

Edinburgh Neurodiverse Meetup

3rd Wednesday of each month, 7-8.30pm

Starbucks Coffee, inside Cineworld Cinemas, Fountainbridge, Dundee Street, Edinburgh.

Get your free ticket for the Edinburgh Neurodiverse Meetup here!

Online Neurodiverse Space

2nd Sunday of each month, 7.30-9pm, on Discord video

A space for all neurodiverse* people to talk about their experiences in a safe space.

Get your free ticket for the Neurodiverse Space here!

Neurodiverse Day Trip

4th Saturday of each month, times will vary.

This event will change each month, so far we’ve gone to different museums, exhibitions and shows!

Check out our OutSavvy page for details of this month’s trip!

Scottish Bi+ Network Discord Server
A safe space for bi+ people and allies to chat and support each other.

More Groups
For general LGBT+ groups, including over 50s, trans and non-binary specific events, please visit LGBT Heath & Wellbeing’s event calendar:

Support and Advice

LGBT Helpline Scotland
Helpline number: 0300 123 2523
Opening hours: every Tuesday and Wednesday between 12 – 9pm, Thursday and Sunday between 1 – 6pm.

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
At Switchboard they provide information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.
Helpline number: 0300 330 0630
Opening hours: 10am-10pm every day
Live chat option is available through their website.

Mindline Trans
Mindline Trans+ is an emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary, genderfluid. They are also there to support family members, friends, colleagues and carers.
Helpline number: 0300 330 5468
Opening hours: every Monday and Friday from 8pm – midnight

Rape Crisis Scotland
Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
Helpline number: 08088 01 03 02
Opening hours: Every day, 6pm to midnight

Breathing Space
A free, confidential, phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety, and those concerned about a friend or family member.
Helpline number: 0800 83 85 87
Opening hours:
Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am
Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am

LGBT Youth Scotland
LGBT Youth Scotland provides quality youth work to LGBTI young people (12 – 25) and works in partnership for LGBTI equality and human rights.
Text support: 07786 202 370
For more information about their live chat and online support services visit –

Childline is there to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue that you’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support you.
Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.
Helpline number: 0800 1111
A list of local mutual aid groups

The Trussel Trust
A nationwide network of food banks providing emergency food and support

Trans and Non-Binary Organisations and Groups

Scottish Trans Alliance
Scottish Trans Alliance is the Equality Network project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.

Non-Binary Edinburgh
A safe space for non-binary identifying people, to come together and meet other non-binary people, share experiences, support one-another and have the opportunity to learn more about themselves.

Men & NB Survivors
Peer-led support group for survivors of sexual violence, focused on men (trans, cis & otherwise) & non-binary people. Meetings online, Glasgow, & Edinburgh

Asexual (Ace), and Aromantic (Aro) Organisations and Groups

Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)
AVEN hosts the world’s largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

Intersex Organisations and Groups

The United Kingdom Intersex Association (UKIA)
An education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of Intersex people.

Organisation Intersex International in the UK (OII-UK)
OII is a decentralized global network of intersex organizations.

Support for Survivors

Galop – The LGBT+ anti-violence charity
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428
Opening hours: every weekday 10am – 5pm, and Wednesday & Thursday until 8pm

Rape Crisis Scotland
Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
Helpline number: 08088 01 03 02
Opening hours: Every day, 6pm to midnight

Bi Survivors Network
Bi-weekly virtual chats where bi survivors can find support, solidarity, and community.

Men & NB Survivors
Peer-led support group for survivors of sexual violence, focused on men (trans, cis & otherwise) & non-binary people. Meetings online, Glasgow, & Edinburgh

AMIS – Abused Men in Scotland
Supporting men in Scotland who have or are experiencing domestic abuse.
Helpline number: 0808 800 0024
Opening hours: every weekday from 9am – 4pm

ManKind Initiative
Confidential helpline is available for male victims of domestic abuse and male victims of domestic violence across the UK.
Helpline number: 01823 334244
Opening hours: every weekday from 10am – 4pm

Karma Nirvana
Supporting victims of honour-based abused and forced marriage.
Helpline number: 0800 5999 247
Opening hours: every weekday 9am – 5pm

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Run by Refuge (support for women & children only)
24/7 helpline 0808 2000 247

Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Organisations and Groups

Scotch Bonnet
Scotch Bonnet is a collaborative group, working to provide alternative creative and social spaces for QTIPOC and our allies.

British Asian LGBTI
Support for South Asian LGBTI

Persian LGBT
A voluntary not-for-profit organisation which aims to welcome and support our Asylum Seeker community from all around the world into the UK.

UK Black Pride
Europe’s largest celebration for African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Caribbean-heritage LGBTQ people.

Asylum Seeker Support

LGBT Unity
LGBT specific off-shoot of Unity in the Community. Unity in the Community works to provide practical support and solidarity for people in need in our communities, especially asylum seekers.

Faith Groups

Information & Support for LGBTI Vaishnavas & Hindus.

To ensure that the voices of LGBTQI+ Muslims are heard and understood.

Imaan is a small, volunteer-led charity, led by and working for LGBTQI Muslims; we aim to represent the breadth of the Islamic faith and the range of identities and narratives of the LGBTQ community and our allies.

Jewish LGBT+ Group (Formerly JGLG)
Social group providing support for Jewish men and women who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender including people from many different backgrounds.

KeshetUK works to ensure a world where no one has to choose between their LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) and Jewish identity.

LGBT Humanists UK
Campaigning for LGBT equality, and also organise community-based events around the UK for LGBT humanists and friends to meet, get to know each other, and share ideas.

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Glasgow
MCC in Glasgow is a Christ-centred church rooted in the rainbow of the LGBTQ communities, offering sanctuary and life-affirming space.

OneBodyOneFaith (Formerly the Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement)
Resources and information, as well as a search to find LGBT friendly Christian spaces and gatherings.

Quaker Gender & Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC)
A national network for support, action and friendly fellowship. They arrange occasional gatherings around the country providing an opportunity for sharing experience, learning, worship and enrichment. They also have a small, growing number of local groups.

Polyamory Organisations and Groups

Glasgow Polyamory Network
An inclusive, LGBTQ and family friendly Polyamorous community focused on cultivating safe space.

Polyamory Edinburgh
Contact them for more details of their regular monthly meetups.

Non-Monogamy Help
Advice for people in non-monogamous relationships written by Lola Phoenix with consult from a 10 year experienced therapist.


Equality Network
The Equality Network is a leading national charity working for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality and human rights in Scotland.

LGBT Health and Wellbeing
A unique community initiative that promotes the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.
Listings directory relevant to the LGBT+ community in Scotland, including website links for information about a range of venues, groups and resources for anyone living in or visiting Scotland.

Pink Therapy
An online directory of therapists of all sexualities and gender identities who work with gender and sexual diversity clients across the LGBTIQ spectrum from a non-judgmental standpoint.

Stonewall Scotland
Information and support for LGBT communities and their allies.

Bi+ Media

The Bi-bliography
A regularly-updated database of bisexual books. Too often bisexual stories are erased completely or hidden under the LGBTQIA umbrella, making them difficult to locate. The Bi-bliography seeks to be a resource for the discovery of literature that reflects and explores the lives and experiences of bisexual people.

Bi+ Films
Part of our bi+ media project. A list of movies with bi+ themes or characters. Not all will be “good-rep”, and not all are good films!

The Feels (short film series)
A series of short films about a bi guy with too many feels (featuring all his lovely bi+ friends)!

News & Entertainment

Bi Community News
Bi Community News is the United Kingdom’s only magazine serving the bisexual population. It is published bimonthly and includes many articles reflecting bisexual life and media representation as well as news from the bisexual community

Bi Women Quarterly
Bi Women Quarterly is a worldwide, grassroots publication founded by the Boston Bisexual Women’s Network. 

Pink Saltire – LGBT+ News from Scotland
They also keep a complete list of pride dates for all of Scotland

Scene Radio
Scotland’s only LGBT+ Radio Station for the LGBT+ community and those who support it.