The Kingston LGBT Forum does some really important and vital work representing the local LGBT community, but this work wouldn't be as successful without the partnerships we have built up over the years. Bellow is a list of institutions and groups that we work with on a regular basis to make a difference to the lives of LGBT people in Kingston.
Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames
The local council have been a constant support and partner in all the work that we do since we were founded. This support has widened this year as we have received funding from them to carry out our work.
Kingston University is a public research university located in Kingston. The University is currently providing the Kingston LGBT Forum with a venue to hold our Regular Open Meetings.
Kingston University LGBT+ Society
Kingston University LGBT+ Society aims to provide a non-discriminatory social environment for LGBT students at Kingston University. The Kingston LGBT Forum holds regular joint events with the Society.
Kingston University Students' Union
The Kingston University Students' Union (KUSU) represents all students at Kingston University. The Kingston LGBT Forum works with KUSU and its LGBT Officer to help represent LGBT students.
Kingston NHS Services
The Kingston LGBT Forum works with a number of different NHS services in the Borough.
The Kingston LGBT Forum works with the local Kingston Police services to help tackle homophobic and transphobic hate crime in the Borough.
Richmond LGBT Forum
Our neighbouring Forum from Richmond Upon Thames. The Kingston LGBT Forum does regular joint events and campaigning with them, and are currently working on a monthly social event at the Richmond Arms Pub.
Our neighbouring Forum from Merton. The Kingston LGBT Forum has regular contact with our colleagues from Merton.
Our neighbouring Forum from Sutton. The Kingston LGBT Forum has regular contact with our colleagues from Sutton.
Founded in 1992, GMFA (Gay Men Fighting Aids) is the UK's leading charity dedicated to gay men's health.
Founded in 1989, Stonewall is renowned for its campaigning and lobbying. Major successes include: helping to achieve the equalisation of consent; lifting the ban on lesbians and gay men serving in the military and the repeal of Section 28.
Uk's leading charity for supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.
The Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Voluntary and Community Organisations is a national membership organisation focusing on the development and support of LGBT groups.