LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland

Charity information

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.

Founded 2003

  • Mission statement

    LGBT Youth Scotland's mission is to:

    “empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and the wider LGBT community so that they are embraced as full members of the Scottish family at home, school and in every community. ”

    We will tackle homophobia, bi-phobia and transphobia in all aspects of young people's lives.

  • Aims

    LGBT Youth Scotland aims to:

    • Schools and the wider learning community are safe and welcoming environments for LGBT young people in order that they can become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.
    • LGBT young people will have better mental, physical and sexual health and wellbeing.
    • LGBT young people will have good opportunities to meet and socialise with their peer group in a safe, friendly and informal environment, with access to non formal learning opportunities.
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people will be able to have their voices heard at all levels of society and in all walks of life.
    • Young people are able to be themselves and forge their own identity growing up and coming out, free from bullying and harassment at home and in their local communities.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2003

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 26

    Part time staff: 14

    Volunteers: 90

    Phone number: 0131 622 2266

    Address: 30 Commercial Street Edinburgh Scotland EH7 5EE

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
  • Changing Voices

    LGBT Youth Scotland works with a group of dedicated and motivated young people who are ele... More
  • The National Gathering 2009

    Every year, LGBT Youth Scotland host a national gathering for up to 100 lesbian, gay, bise... More