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Youth Groups

Within Hampshire there are many LGBT+ youth Groups, mainly operated between two charities, Y Services and Breakout Youth.

Their contact details:

Breakout Youth:

Email: enquiries@breakoutyouth.org.uk
Tel: 02380 224 224

 

Y Services:

Dawn – LGBT Youth Worker
E: dawn@yservices.co.uk
T: 07503 353636

Check which organisation you need to contact below:

Andover
  • Breakout Youth

  • Fortnightly Youth Group for 11-21 year olds (up to 25 with additional needs) on alternate Thursdays from 6-8pm
Basingstoke

Breakout Youth

  • Weekly Youth Group for 11 – 21 year olds ( up to 25 with additional needs) every Monday from 7-9pm
  • Fortnightly LGBTQ Music Group for 12 – 25 year olds on a Wednesday from 6-8pm
  • Monthly Gender Identity group
East Hampshire

LGBTQ+ First

Our Team has worked for many years with Young People who identify as LGBTQ+.  These Young People can currently be helped via our Solution Focused Mentoring project or you can ring one of our team to find out about any other available projects locally.
Becka Jarvis becka.jarvis@cfirst.org.uk 07508 702874
Liam Moloney liam.moloney@cfirst.org.uk 07467 941006

Eastleigh

Breakout Youth

  • Weekly Youth Group for 11 – 21 year olds ( up to 25 with additional needs) every Tuesday from 7-9pm
Fareham

Y Services

Y Services LGBT projects provide a safe, comfortable space where young people who identify as Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity can get to know other young people like themselves. Most importantly we offer a space in which young people who are LGBTQ can have fun, laugh, be themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Most weeks there’s an hour for people to chill out and catch up with each other, plus some time for a group activity. Free refreshments are provided at all sessions.

We also set aside some time for anyone who is new or who wants to talk in confidence with a worker at the project. Our weekly structured activities include work-shops on coming out, safer sex, healthy relationships, LGBT history, assertiveness, plus video and art nights. Our recent trip out was to the cinema to see the film Pride. Other activities have included a summer picnic and invitations to the Celebration of Achievements events led by Y Services.

Gosport

Y Services

Y Services LGBT projects provide a safe, comfortable space where young people who identify as Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity can get to know other young people like themselves. Most importantly we offer a space in which young people who are LGBTQ can have fun, laugh, be themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Most weeks there’s an hour for people to chill out and catch up with each other, plus some time for a group activity. Free refreshments are provided at all sessions.

We also set aside some time for anyone who is new or who wants to talk in confidence with a worker at the project. Our weekly structured activities include work-shops on coming out, safer sex, healthy relationships, LGBT history, assertiveness, plus video and art nights. Our recent trip out was to the cinema to see the film Pride. Other activities have included a summer picnic and invitations to the Celebration of Achievements events led by Y Services.

Hart
  • Breakout Youth

  • 1:1 support
Havant

Y Services

Y Services LGBT projects provide a safe, comfortable space where young people who identify as Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity can get to know other young people like themselves. Most importantly we offer a space in which young people who are LGBTQ can have fun, laugh, be themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Most weeks there’s an hour for people to chill out and catch up with each other, plus some time for a group activity. Free refreshments are provided at all sessions.

We also set aside some time for anyone who is new or who wants to talk in confidence with a worker at the project. Our weekly structured activities include work-shops on coming out, safer sex, healthy relationships, LGBT history, assertiveness, plus video and art nights. Our recent trip out was to the cinema to see the film Pride. Other activities have included a summer picnic and invitations to the Celebration of Achievements events led by Y Services.

IOW

Breakout Youth

  • Fortnightly Youth Group for 11 – 21 year olds (up to 25 with additional needs) on alternate Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Fortnightly Youth Group for 7 to 11 year olds with parent support in conjunction with Barnardo’s on a Monday from 4-6pm
  • 1:1 support
Portsmouth

4U Project

07931 536973
4u.project@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Southampton
  • Breakout Youth

  • Weekly  Youth Group for 11 – 21 year olds ( up to 25 with additional needs) every Thursday from 7-9pm
  • Fortnightly LGBTQ Music Group for 12 – 25 year olds on a Monday from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Training sessions for secondary schools free of charge
  • PSHE lessons for Secondary schools
  • Parent support sessions
  • Monthly Gender Identity group on a Monday from 7-9pm
  • 1:1 support
Winchester

Y Services

Y Services LGBT projects provide a safe, comfortable space where young people who identify as Lesbian, gay, bi, trans and who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity can get to know other young people like themselves. Most importantly we offer a space in which young people who are LGBTQ can have fun, laugh, be themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Most weeks there’s an hour for people to chill out and catch up with each other, plus some time for a group activity. Free refreshments are provided at all sessions.

We also set aside some time for anyone who is new or who wants to talk in confidence with a worker at the project. Our weekly structured activities include work-shops on coming out, safer sex, healthy relationships, LGBT history, assertiveness, plus video and art nights. Our recent trip out was to the cinema to see the film Pride. Other activities have included a summer picnic and invitations to the Celebration of Achievements events led by Y Services.

 

Children with LGBT+ Parents

Books For Young Children

You Began As a Wish – Kim Burgman (2017)
Daddy’s Home – Orran George (2016)
My Dads are SO Embarrassing! – Pablo Fernández (2016)
My Two Dads are Amazing – Pablo Fernández (2016)
Keesha’s South African Adventure – Cheril N. Clarke and Monica Bey-Clarke (2016)
Stella Brings the Family – Miriam B. Schiffer (2015)
The Zero Dads Club – Angel Adeyoha – Flamingo Rampant Press (2015)
M is for Mustache – Catherine Hernandez – Flamingo Rampant Press (2015)
A Princess of Great Daring – Tobi Hill-Meyer – Flamingo Rampant Press (2015)
Zak’s Safari: A Story About Donor-Conceived Kids of Two-Mom Families – Christy Tyner (2014)
The Pea That Was Me: A Two Moms’ Sperm Donation Story – Kimberly Kluger-Bell (2014)
The Pea That Was Me: A Two Dads’ Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story – Kimberly Kluger-Bell (2014)
Two Dads: A Book About Adoption – Carolyn Robertson (2014)
The Purim Superhero – Elisabeth Kushner (2013)
What Makes a Baby – Cory Silverberg (2013)
Living the Dream: With Mommy and Mama – Clifford Greenberg (2013)
Gal and Noa’s Daddies – Shosh Pinkas (2013)
The New Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Mama Bear, Mommy Bear, & Baby Bear – Beth McMurray (2012)
Donovan’s Big Day – Leslea Newman (2011)
A Tale of Two Mommies – Vanita Oelschlager (2011)
The Lopez Family: Science Fair Day – Cheril N. Clarke and Monica Bey-Clarke (2011)
Keesha and Her Two Moms Go Swimming – Cheril N. Clarke and Monica Bey-Clarke (2011)
Why I’m So Special: A Book About Surrogacy with Two Daddies: Carla Lewis-Long (2011)
A Tale of Two Daddies – Vanita Oelschlager (2010)
The Wildest Dream – Brian J. Tessier (2010)
In Our Mother’s House – Patricia Polacco (2009)
Oh The Things Mommies Do!: What Could Be Better Than Having Two? – Crystal Tompkins (2009)
Mommy, Mama, and Me – Leslea Newman (2009)
Daddy, Papa, and Me – Leslea Newman (2009)
My Mommy is a Boy – Jason Martinez (2008)
The Different Dragon – Jennifer Bryan (2006)
Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story – Kaitlyn Taylor Considine (2005)
Antonio’s Card/La Tarjeta de Antonio – Rigoberto González (2005)(Bilingual)
Flying Free – Jennifer C. Grey (2004)
Molly’s Family – Nancy Garden (2004)
While You Were Sleeping – Stephanie Burks (2004)
Felicia’s Favorite Story – Leslea Newman (2002)
Best Best Colors: Los mejores colores – Eric Hoffman (2002)
ABC: A Family Alphabet Book – Bobbie Combs (2001)
Mama Eat Ant, Yuck! – Barbara Lynn Edmonds (2000)
Saturday is Pattyday – Leslea Newman (1993)
Heather Has Two Mommies – Leslea Newman (1989)

Books for Teenagers / Young Adults

Families Today: LGBT Families – H.W. Poole (2017)
LGBTQ Families: The Ultimate Teen Guide (2013)
Let’s Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents – Tina Fakhrid-Deen (2010)
How It Feels to Have a Gay or Lesbian Parent – Judith E. Snow, MA (2004)

Fiction
The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island – Dana Alison Levy (2016)
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher – Dana Alison Levy (2015)
Riding the Rainbow – Genta Sebastian (2015)
Playground: A Mostly True Story of a Former Bully – Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Laura Moser (2012)
From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun – Jacqueline Woodson (2010)
Luv Ya Bunches – Lauren Myracle (Flower Power Series) (2010)
The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang – Amy Ignatow (Series) (2010)
Between Mom and Jo – Julie Anne Peters (2006)
Box Girl – Sarah Withrow (2001)
Holly’s Secret – Nancy Garden (2000)

Videos


“A Father and Son on Coming Out” – NPR (2016) 
“NAME CHANGE”

Online Articles

I Too Had a Closet – Stephanie Cenedella (2017) 
My Two Moms – Marianella Orlando (2017)
Breaking the Horse – Kerry Cullen (2016)
What Am I Supposed to Call My Dad’s Ex-Boyfriend? A Modern Woman’s Dilemma – Elizabeth Collins (2016)
Here’s What It’s REALLY Like Having a Transgender Parent: An 8th grader shares her personal experiences – Brynn Tannehill (2016) 
People Share Their Favorite Things About Having Two Moms – Sarah Karlan (2016)
No Longer Second Class – Sacha Finn (2015)
Learning to Be a Man When You’re Raised By Two Moms – Zach Wahls (2015)
Talking with Grown Kids of Gay Parents – E.J. Graff (~2015)
Real Families: Beyond the 20/20 Sound Byte – Danielle Silber (2014) 
What People Need to Understand about Growing Up With Two Moms – Anna Thöne (2014)
What It’s Like To Be the Gay Children of Gay Parents – Jarett Wieselman and Claire Pires (2014)
My Father is a Butch Dyke: A Queerspawn Reflection After Father’s Day – Cyree Jarelle Johnson (2013)
From Humiliation to Appreciation – Annie Chagnot (2013)
The Great Mystery of Straight People – Emma Tattenbaum-Fine (2013)
To All the Colleges Who May Never Get a Chance to Reject Me: From the Poor Black Kid With Two Moms – Angela Onwuachi-Willig (2013)
I Got Gay Married in First Grade – Emma Tattenbaum-Fine (2013)
What’s It Like Growing Up with a Transgender Parent?: Sharon Shattuck Knows – Gina (2012)
‘NAME CHANGE’ – Sharon Shattuck (2012) 
‘Evan’s Two Moms’ Revisited 20 Years Later – Evan Casper-Futterman (2012)
O Pioneers! – Benjamin Anastas (2011)
Queerspawn – Planned Parenthood LGBTQ Resources (2010)
‘Gayby boom’: Children of gay couples speak out- John Blake (2009)
With Change, Acceptance is Key: Two Brothers Share How They Coped When Their Father Decided to Become a Woman – Lane DeGregory (2007)
The Second Generation – David Kirby (1998)