London LGBTQ+ Venues Forum

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LGBTQ+ Venue Forum

Safer Sounds has been commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to manage the LGBTQ+ Venue Forum for 2020/21.

During this time Safer Sounds will be consulting on the structure of the group and format of meetings – facilitating LGBTQ+ venues to create an independant organisation that represents their views and needs.

Safer Sounds will

  • Facilitate meetings of the LGBTQ+ Venues Forum.
  • Provide relevant administrative support (minutes of meetings etc).
  • Provide advice and information to venues.
  • Create resources to support venues e.g. fact sheets and checklists.
  • Conduct regular outreach work with venues to stay abreast of current issues.
  • Provide briefings and events (online and in person [post-lockdown]).
  • Provide briefings and advice to the GLA.
  • Manage and increase the number of signatories to the LGBTQ+ Venues Charter.
  • Regularly communicate with LGBTQ+ Venues and promote the work that the forum does.

Services provided for

  1. All LGBT+ Communities
  2. Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnicities
  3. Men
  4. Non-UK Residents
  5. People of Faith
  6. People over 50
  7. People with disabilities
  8. Women
  9. Young People

Key areas of work

  1. Advice/Information
  2. Campaigning/Activism
  3. Equal Opportunities/Discrimination
  4. Events
  5. Legal Advice
  6. Networks
  7. Policing
  8. Policy/Representation
  9. Training

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