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- Young People's Social Group.We set up this social group for young LGB&T people and those exploring their sexual orientation. See our youth group page for more details.
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We were founded over 24 years ago, in 1989, and our patron is
Sir Ian McKellen.
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Volunteers are needed to deliver our Young People's Social Group.
Gay-Glos is accredited as a Partner Club of Young Gloucestershire Youth Club Partnership Scheme.
We publish four posters to advertise the youth social group and they can each be downloaded as a PDF file.
They carry the same message but have different background colours: blue, green, pink and yellow.
This is the yellow one:
Click this link (or right mouse, then "save link as") to download this YELLOW poster as a PDF file. Click this link (or right mouse, then "save link as") to download a BLUE poster as a PDF file. Click this link (or right mouse, then "save link as") to download a GREEN poster as a PDF file. Click this link (or right mouse, then "save link as") to download a PINK poster as a PDF file. Our youth group page has images of all four colours.
Please take time to checkout this website:
It Gets Better Project (www.itgetsbetter.org)
Quoted from their homepage:
"Many LGBT youth can't picture what their lives might be like as openly gay adults. They can't imagine a future for themselves. So let's show them what our lives are like, let's show them what the future may hold in store for them".
Many individuals and organisation teams from around the world have made video submissions.
Two examples are from Pixar Animation Studios (live video, not animation) and Google.
Pixar Animation Studios:
They talk about their experiences as well as teenage suicidal thoughts.
Many more videos can be searched for including ones from Stonewall and UK Government Ministers.
Gloucestershire Hate Crime Partnership and the National Star College have produced a video, uploaded to YouTube.
On the YouTube page (dated 1st June 2011) they state:"The Gloucestershire Hate Crime and Incident Groups are made up of statutory and voluntary sector partners which are committed to identifying and combating hate crimes and hate incidents. This is done through close multi-agency working in the partnership groups in the county. This film is to raise awareness of what a hate crime / hate incident is; to encourage reporting of such events; how to report one; and the support you can expect.
This film has been produced by the Gloucestershire Hate Crime Partnership and the National Star College."
Watch this embedded video
(or the YouTube website):
Please see our Hate Crime page for further information and Hate Crime contact details.
Take a look at this latest video on Youtube from Stonewall with the voiceover by our Patron Sir Ian Mckellen.
. . . and also:
It's part of Stonewall's #NoBystanders movement:
"At Stonewall, we want to put an end to bullying, abusive language and discrimination of all kinds.
This 60 second film, narrated by Ian McKellen, shows why we need to do just that.
Watch the film, join the No Bystanders movement and take a stand. #NoBystanders
Visit http://www.nobystanders.org.uk to take the pledge".
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