Gender & Sexuality

This page provides details of support and information for families of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender and Questioning) children and young people.

LGBTQ Youth Hub

Doncaster LGBTQ support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and beyond. They envision a world in which all LGBTQ children, young people and families enjoy the freedom to live safely, openly, and be true to themselves.

Find out more on their dedicated Facebook page: @DoncasterLGBTQYouth

Call:  01302 737993 or send a direct message to:


Doncaster Pride Support Page

For more information about Pride events.



Information and support for the LGBTQ community.

Young Stonewall - a dedicated site for young people.



A Yorkshire wide support group for children and young people that feel at odds with their birth gender, and parents with a child who feels this way.

Mermaids offer support via a helpline, an email support service, a parents forum and a separate teens forum. They also organise residential weekends and have several support groups. The website has resources and information for teenagers and parents, including videos and factsheets. 


The Mix

The Mix is a free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn.

Helpline; 0808 808 4994 open 11am - 11pm every day.

There is also information on a range of topics on the website.



GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society) is a UK wide charity working to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.


FFLAG (Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. We are dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and Trans daughters and sons.

Last updated: 06 December 2018 16:26:04